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PODCAST: Jobs numbers and the Olympics

David Brancaccio Sep 6, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Jobs numbers and the Olympics

David Brancaccio Sep 6, 2013
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.

Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?

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