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The US looks like it’s about to achieve liftoff.

We’re live-charting the pretty darn decent August jobs report

By Matt Phillips

It’s that time once again.

The US unemployment rate fell to 5.1% in August as the economy produced 173,000 new jobs during the month. We’ll be gathering the best data and charts from the report and from around the web as the numbers get more thoroughly digested. Stay tuned.