July Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Continues to Grow

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9% in a jobs report that was below analysts’ expectations but still showed an economy humming along. Experts had expected job gains of 190,000 for the month. Among the sectors adding the most positions were manufacturing with 37,000, health care […]

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U.S. Adds 213,000 in Positive Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, details a jobs report that shows an economy that is growing at near-record levels. Construction jobs added 13,000 jobs in the month, health care added 25,000 and professional and businesses services, leading all other industries, added 50,000 new positions. Even manufacturing, seemingly unbothered by the bourgeoning trade […]

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Economy Adds 313,000 Jobs in Strong February Jobs Report

The economy added a strong 313,000 jobs in the month of February beating Wall Street expectations and fueling strong gains in the stock market.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 300 points in early trading in the wake of the reports’ release. The unemployment rate stayed the same at 4.1%, the fifth straight month […]

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Economy Adds 200,000 Jobs According to Strong Jobs Report

The economy added 200,000 jobs in January and unemployment held at 4.1% according to the January jobs report released by the Labor Department.  November’s and December’s totals were revised upward by an additional 24,000 jobs. The unemployment rate has dropped from 4.8% to 4.1% over the last year.  It has been at 4.1%, the lowest […]

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US Economy Ads 250,000 Jobs in December According to Strong Jobs Report

The US economy added 250,000 jobs last month beating estimates of 190,000 in a jobs report released this morning.  It was the strongest month of job creation since March 2017. Professional and business services accounted for the most job gains with 72,000 new positions.  Education and health services came in second with 50,000.  Transportation and […]

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