january jobs report
The unemployment rate fell just slightly.
In economics, the past is never dead -- it's always subject to revision.
How can bad news on Main Street (only 113,000 jobs were created in January, on top of a meager 74,000 in December) cause good news on Wall Street?
The nation's payrolls grew by 113,000 last month, once again dashing analysts' expectations for a stronger month of job growth and reinforcing the possibility of yet another slowdown in job creation.
The U.S. economy added 74,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Even the college graduates and millennials who are able to find jobs aren't entirely out of the woods. A 2009 Yale University
"While the government's fiscal policy was adding to growth back in 2009 and 2010, at this point it's subtracting from growth
We are in the most anemic recovery in modern history, yet our political leaders in Washington aren't doing squat about it. In fact, apart from the Fed, the government is heading in exactly the wrong direction: raising taxes on the middle class and cutting spending.
Payrolls were up by 157,000 and the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent in January, according to today's release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs last month, as the unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent, the Labor Department