US Economy Adds 204,000 Jobs in October

Unemployment up to 7.3 percent


The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, as the unemployment rate ticks up to 7.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistic reported Friday.

The October jobs report, which was originally scheduled to be released on Nov. 1, wasdelayed a week by the 16-day government shutdown last month.