Washington, DC -
The US Dept of Labor announced that the country added 148,000 jobs in September, a number than expected. The report which is three weeks late because of the government shut down showed the unemployment rate falling from 7.3% to 7.2%.
Economists had predicted that 180,000 jobs would be added in September. The job numbers reflect a still tepid economy recovering from the great recession. The concern among economist his how the recent government shut down till affect the jobs report for October.