September 2015 Current Events: Business News

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

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Here are the key events in business news for the month of September 2015.

  • Jobs and Unemployment Both Decrease in August (Sept. 4): According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy adds only 173,000 jobs in August. That is below the 220,000 jobs predicted by economists. The unemployment rate falls from 5.3% in July to 5.1% in August, the lowest since 2008.

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