Saturday, December 9, 2006

Strong US service sector keeps housing from dragging economy down

US jobs rise lifts market but housing still sliding

The US economy added more jobs than expected last month but the gains masked worrying declines in the construction and manufacturing industries. More than 130,000 jobs were created in November giving a boost to the US stock markets which neared highs.

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