Friday, February 7, 2020

Economy adds 225,000 payrolls, unemployment rate ticks up to 3.6%

Yahoo Finance
The U.S. economy added a better than expected 225,000 jobs in January, with warmer weather during the month helping boost hiring even in a persistently tight labor market.

Meanwhile, the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6%, and average hourly earnings growth accelerated over last year.. . . more