December 6th, 2013
08:24 PM ET

Surprising jobs report boosts stocks... but will it last?

The lead story tonight: stocks surge thanks to a strong jobs report.

The Dow soared nearly 200 points today, wiping away most of the week's losses. November's jobs report was much stronger than analysts expected.

The economy added 203,000 jobs last month, 20,000 more than predicted. The unemployment rate also fell to 7%, the lowest it's been in five years.

Seems like a whole lot of positive news, but is it as good as it sounds? Joining us tonight is Doug Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office and an economist for President Bush, and Austan Goolsbee, a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for President Obama.

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