NewsWatch: The rampaging U.S. economy is pushing unemployment to lowest level since 1960s

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The U.S. economy is stoked. How stoked? Any month now the unemployment is likely to fall to the lowest level since 1969, reflecting the longest sustained burst in hiring since the Internet boom some two decades ago. See full story.

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