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Job growth falls short of expectations in November: 155,000 payrolls created vs 198,000 estimate

Nonfarm payrolls increased by 155,000 in November, the Labor Department says. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting payroll growth of 198,000. The average hourly earnings gain of 0.2 percent fell short of estimates for a 0.3 percent increase. October’s jobs count was revised lower from an initially reported...