Tom Hudson: Will hiring be hot or cool in upcoming May report?

The U.S. economy was cool in the first three months of the year. By March, the job market, too, had chilled considerably. Only 85,000 new jobs were created that month, just a third of new positions that started in February. But by springtime, hiring had thawed again. In April U.S. employers added 223,000 new jobs.

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