President Hails 4.1% GDP Growth as Sign of Strong Economy

President Trump touted the strength of the economy on Friday, pointing to a GDP rate of 4.1% and record-low unemployment. “I am thrilled to announce that, in the second quarter of this year, the United States economy grew at the amazing rate of 4.1 percent. We’re on track to hit the highest annual average growth […]

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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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Unemployment at 3.9% After Positive Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs last month in a positive jobs report that indicated the country’s near-record expansion is continuing unabated. Economists were expecting an increase of about 193,000 jobs, but revisions to job figures for February (slightly downward), and March (significantly upward) means a net gain of an additional 30,000 jobs over previous […]

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