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"A possible explanation for the weakness is that concerns about the global economy and the U.S. government's wrangling have spooked employers, who are waiting out the uncertainty," said Sophia Koropeckyj, an economist at Moody's Analytics.
While the jobs news should "temper some of the panic that set in earlier this week" in financial markets, "the report suggests a rocky recovery is still occurring," she said. "We need several more months of 100,000 plus payroll numbers to be more convinced that the economy is really improving."