Category: jobs report

August jobs numbers are bad, but there’s a silver lining

The U.S. economy produced just 235,000 new jobs in August, far below economists’ expectations of 725,000 jobs. It was the slowest month of growth since January 2021. Roughly one million… Read more »

Job growth continues as 943,000 added in July

Even with the delta variant of the coronavirus spreading through the country, July’s job report was surprisingly positive. On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department announced 943,000 new jobs were added… Read more »