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Robust December Job Gains Cheer Up Markets, Help Foodservice

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The U.S. economy added 312,000 new nonfarm payroll jobs in December, pleasantly surprising financial markets, which have been in a funk worrying about rising interest rates and slowing global growth, and most economic observers. Average wage gains also hit 3.2% for the past 12-months, the strongest gain since the end of the Great Recession. And…

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