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Trump Bump: Record New Jobs Added in May, Unemployment Unexpectedly Plummets

Defying nearly universal economists' expectations, it was just announced that the American economy added a record 2.5 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate actually fell sharply to 13.3%.  Surveyed economists had anticipated a loss of 8.3 million jobs, and a rise in unemployment to 19.5%.  The Dow instantly shot up nearly 1,000 upon opening, and we're nearly back to its pre-coronavirus record levels.

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