U.S. Job Openings Rise In January, Stand At 14-year High

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Job openings in the United States rose 2.4% to 5 million in January and stood at a 14-year high, the government reported Tuesday. The number of people hired fell slightly to 5 milllion, the Labor Department said. So-called separations - layoffs, people fired, workers who quit - dipped to 4.82 million from 4.90 million.

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