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A woman fills out an application form from a jewellery and gem company during the Gemological Institute Of America (GIA)'s Jewelry Career Fair in this file photo. (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS)
A woman fills out an application form from a jewellery and gem company during the Gemological Institute Of America (GIA)'s Jewelry Career Fair in this file photo. (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS)

U.S. private sector adds 204,000 jobs in August: ADP Add to ...

U.S. companies hired 204,000 workers in August, below what analysts had projected as well as the level set in July, a report by a payrolls processor released on Thursday showed.

Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADPNational Employment Report would show 220,000 jobs added in the month.

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In July, 212,000 jobs were added, according to the revised data, a level that was well off the 281,000 added in June. June’s reading was the strongest since November 2012.

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