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Like 'Summer Of '69': Economists React To September Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 134,000 jobs in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 96th straight month of employment gains. The unemployment rate fell to 3.7%, its lowest since 1969. 


Job gains in professional and business services, and in the healthcare industry, showed the highest gains in September. Construction employment also continued its upward trend, adding 23,000 jobs in September. The construction industry has added 315,000 jobs in the past 12 months. 

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