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'Working Out': Economists React To September Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 136,000 jobs in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 108th straight month of employment gains. 

The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, the lowest it has been since December 1969.


Notable job gains occurred in healthcare and professional and business services, but commercial real estate-related industries did not fare as well. Manufacturing lost 2,000 jobs in September and retail lost 11,000 jobs. The retail sector has lost 60,900 jobs in the past year.

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