Friday, July 8, 2016

US created 287K jobs in June vs. 175K expected, unemployment rate at 4.9 pct

Image result for us jobs market The U.S. created 287,000 jobs in June, massively topping analyst expectations.

The national unemployment rate, meanwhile, rose slightly more than expected in June, to 4.9 percent, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jobs watchers had been expecting Friday's jobs report to show a substantial rebound from May's unexpectedly weak growth, but the June number easily topped expectations.. . . more

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