july jobs report
Government jobs have fallen.
This marks the second straight month of strong growth.
Wages barely budged in July's jobs report -- but the Fed still seems poised to raise interest rates.
The consistently, if ploddingly, improving job market appears to be arresting the worrisome decline in the labor force rate. If so, this will be an unequivocal plus for the recovery.
The economy added 209,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2 percent from 6.1 percent, the Bureau of