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Obama: US economy shows signs of strength

04-02-2011 18:54 BJT

US President Barack Obama has said Friday the American economy is showing signs of strength after creating 230,000 new jobs in March.

According to the US Labor Department, the unemployment rate fell to 8.8% last month, hitting a two-year low. The quickening pace of job growth has pulled down unemployment a full percentage point since November, despite early bad weather and rising energy prices.

Barack Obama, US President said "Today we learned that we added, 230,000 private sector jobs last month and that's good news. Now, despite that good news, everybody here know that we have a lot more work to do. There are still millions of Americans out there looking for a job that pays the bills. And I will not be satisfied when every American who wants a good job can find one and every American gets a shot at the American dream."

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Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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