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Steady US job gains likely continued in February

WASHINGTON (AP) - Economists expect government employment figures today to show modest but steady growth for February.

Experts surveyed by FactSet believe employers added 152,000 jobs last month, lowering the unemployment rate to 7.8 percent from 7.9 percent in January.

The Labor Department releases figures later this morning.perts surveyed by FactSet believe employers added 152,000 jobs last month, lowering the unemployment rate to 7.8 percent from 7.9 percent in January.

The Labor Department releases figures later this morning.


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