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May 2, 2014 10:17 PM

Big job growth number has a downside

The best monthly jobs growth in more than two years — 288,000 in April — drew muffled cheers after analysts looked under the hood of the Labor Department report and saw a labor market that still has some sputter in it. The big concern was that the unemployment decline was due to a sharp drop in the labor force participation rate.

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