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'Keep On Keepin' On': Economists React To April Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 jobs in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 103rd straight month of employment gains. 

The unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%, its lowest since December 1969.


Employment gains were strongest among professional and business services, which added 76,000 jobs in April. This category was led by 53,000 new jobs in administrative and support services.

The construction industry added 33,000 jobs in April, including 22,000 new nonresidential specialty trade contractor jobs. The construction industry has added 256,000 jobs in the past 12 months.

Here's how economists and others reacted to the jobs report on Twitter.