About 4,723,000 online job postings appeared on leading internet job boards in November, a decrease of 115,300 from October, the Conference Board reported Wednesday.

"With a pattern of monthly gains followed by losses, online demand has shown little movement in the second half of 2016," said Gad Levanon, chief economist, North America at the Conference Board. "The current data clearly indicate that 2016 will end with a large loss for the year."

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