The U.S. economy added 134,000 jobs in September, extending a record run of hiring to eight full years. The unemployment rate fell to 3.7%.

September was a milestone in the remarkable rebound that followed the fall of Lehman Brothers 10 years ago: eight straight years of monthly job growth. The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent, the lowest since 1969. Average hourly private-sector earnings were up 2.8 percent over the previous year, down from 2.9 percent in August.

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