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November 2nd, 2012
11:50 AM ET

Explore the October jobs report

The economy added 171,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate rose to 7.9% from 7.8% a month earlier. Friday's report is the last before Tuesday's election. Christine Romans explains how the numbers are calculated.

Explore the jobs report on your own! Click the infographic to expand.

Designer: Samira Khoshnood


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