Daily Memo: Tracking the Economic Recovery in the US, China

U.S. jobs numbers missed the mark while China's economy continues to surge ahead.

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Disappointing jobs number. The U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in April, far below expectations of about 1 million new jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.1 percent.  China’s back. China’s economic recovery is charging forward according to nearly every metric. Exports jumped more than 32 percent in April compared to the same month […]

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