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March 8 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, discusses the February employment report released today. Payrolls increased more than forecast in February by 236,000 and the jobless rate unexpectedly fell to a five-year low of 7.7 percent, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington.
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