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November 9, 2022, Opinion: "The US economy added 261,000 jobs in October 2022, more than analysts expected but a slowdown from its breakneck pace of growth in 2021. The strength of the recovery, however, is mixed. Several industries are still trailing their pre-pandemic employment levels. More than 1.3 million jobs in the information, financial, and professional and business services sector have been added since February 2020, the largest growth of any sector. But this category was also growing rapidly before the pandemic. Despite this trend, employment in the sector still trails its pre-pandemic trend. Only the transportation and warehousing and retail trade sectors have maintained employment growth above their pre-pandemic trajectories." Read Via PIIE