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US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million<
US job openings soar to record high of 7.3 million, outnumbering the ranks of unemployed<
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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER<
AP Economics Writer<
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy.
The Labor Department ...