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Still Missing: 3.9 Million Prime-Age Jobs

The job market is still far from normal for people ages 25 to 54. 
We still need a lot more of these.

Today's U.S. jobs report, which showed nonfarm payrolls increasing by a meager 142,000 jobs and the unemployment rate falling 0.1 percentage point to 6.1 percent in August, will undoubtedly rekindle a familiar debate: How much more should the Federal Reserve do to put people back to work?

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