Oct 5, 2018

Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, a 49-year low

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(Markets Edition) The Labor Department’s household survey from Friday morning shows rising payroll tallies in September, along with July and August’s totals revised upward. Also, the unemployment rate improved even further. Also, the Department of Transportation has released…

(Markets Edition) The Labor Department’s household survey from Friday morning shows rising payroll tallies in September, along with July and August’s totals revised upward. Also, the unemployment rate improved even further. Also, the Department of Transportation has released new guidelines for self-driving vehicles. One key adjustment: A human is no longer required to be in the driver’s seat for autonomous commercial vehicles. Then, we learn about how China’s taxpayers are getting more money to take home. Today’s show is sponsored by American Express (americanexpress.comand PayPal (paypal.com). (10/05/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC