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The Marketplace Report: October Jobs Numbers Up

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Matthew Algeo of Marketplace about new economic figures showing that 337,000 jobs were added to U.S. payrolls in October, twice the figure that economists had expected. However, the unemployment rate also rose from 5.4 percent to 5.5 percent.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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