Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Search posts:

Feinler Management Group: US economy adds 171K jobs; - feinler management

Posted Nov 04 2012 7:56am

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. The unemployment rate inched up to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent in September.

The Labor Department's last look at hiring before Tuesday's election sketched a picture of a job market that's gradually gaining momentum after nearly stalling in the spring.

Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month. That's up from 67,000 a month from April through June.

See more:


Post a comment
Write a comment: