jobs report

A weaker global economy, a trade war with China and signs of caution among consumers likely contributed to slow growth.
The president scored cheap political points this morning by undermining trust in the U.S. economy.
Despite 76 months of consecutive job growth to end his tenure, President Barack Obama could always turn to Fox News to learn how his administration was destroying the economy. But now with Donald Trump in the White House, Fox News is praising him, even when the Labor Department’s monthly jobs report is the same, or worse, than under Obama.
Trump and his White House don’t argue on the merits. They attack the  institutions that come up with facts and arguments
Press Secretary Sean Spicer quoted President Trump regarding the February jobs report, saying it "they may have been phony in the past, but it's very real now."
Press Secretary Sean Spicer quoted President Trump regarding the February jobs report, saying it "they may have been phony in the past, but it's very real now."
The economy added 227,000 jobs last month and the jobless rate was 4.8 percent.
There's still some slack in the labor market.
The participation rate remains near multi-decade lows.
The unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in October as the economy added 161,000 jobs.
The U.S. economy added 156,000 jobs last month.
This comes after two straight months of robust gains.