"These job numbers are good enough to keep the Fed on track for a December rate increase despite sluggish GDP growth in the first half of this year," said Scott Anderson, chief economist at the Bank of the West.
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"The U.S. economy stumbled badly," Scott Anderson, senior vice president and chief economist at the Bank of the West in San Francisco told The New York Times.
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