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Stock Market Today: What Lousy Job Numbers? Major Indices Shoot to New Highs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered a doozy of a nonfarm payrolls report Friday.

The good news: The unemployment rate dipped to 6.7% in November from 6.9%. The bad news? The U.S. added just 245,000 jobs last month – substantially lower than economists' expectations and a clear slowdown from

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