Employers Add 171,000 Jobs in October

The final jobs report before the election shows continued slow and steady labor market improvements.

A sign attracts job-seekers during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y., on Oct. 25, 2012.

A sign attracts job-seekers during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y., on Oct. 25, 2012.

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