Survey: US businesses add just 147,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON - U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in four months in October, as construction and manufacturing firms continued to shed workers, a private survey says. Payroll provider ADP says businesses added 147,000 jobs, down from 202,000 in September, a figure that was revised strongly
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