U.S. adds a strong 242,000 jobs in Feb.; rate holds at low 4.9 percent

U.S. employers added a robust 242,000 workers in February as retailers, restaurants and health care providers drove another solid month for the resilient American job market. The unemployment rate remained at a low 4.9 percent.

The Labor Department on Friday also revised up its estimates of job…

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