Friday, August 3, 2018

US employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate hits 3.9 pct.

Boston Herald
U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this year.

The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9 percent from 4 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. That's near an 18-year low of 3.8 percent reached in May.. . . more