The September jobs report may not be the most jaw-dropping growth we’ve ever seen at 114,000 jobs added, but the addition of 873,000 people who rejoined, or sought to rejoin, the labor force helped push the unemployment rate down to 7.8%, a 44-month low. On top of unemployment rates falling, thanks to a push of newly-encouraged workers, upside revisions were made to both August and July’s employment figures, which allude to a healthier labor market than some had originally expected. However, even this wasn't enough to push the S&P 500
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