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February 1st, 2013
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Jobs added, unemployment up in January – Christine Romans on why the numbers indicate modest growth

FROM CNN MONEY:

The jobs recovery continued to crawl forward at a slow pace in January, and there's little hope it will pick up any time soon.

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday. That's slower growth than in December, when employers hired 196,000 workers.

This morning on "Starting Point," Christine Romans breaks down the numbers and explains why she thinks they show modest growth.

READ MORE: Jobs report: Steady hiring continues


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