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VIDEO: CNBC analyst so shocked by dismal jobs report numbers he had to double-check to make sure they were right

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A CNBC analyst appeared to be so shocked by how grim April's jobs report was that he needed to double-check the numbers to see if he read it correctly, video shows.

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The Department of Labor released its official April payroll report on Friday, showing the U.S. economy added just 266,000 new jobs during the month, falling well short of forecasts that predicted the economy would add closer to one million jobs. Additionally, the unemployment rate shot up to 6.1%.

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