(FILES) – A file picture taken on March 28, 2013 shows a photo illustration shot with a perspective control lens of traffic traveling past the Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC. The US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs in April 2014, the highest pace in over two years, in a fresh confirmation that growth has resumed after a harsh winter freeze. Coupled with upward revisions for the previous two months, Labor Department data May 2, 2014 showed a firm rebound in hiring after a tepid winter pace that had spurred worries of a fundamental downshift in the economy. The unemployment rate meanwhile plunged to 6.3 percent, down from 6.7 percent, the lowest level since September 2008. But that figure was deceiving. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards

Read Next: X