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The Trump Job Market Looks A Lot Like The Obama Job Market - FiveThirtyEight

During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump and his supporters predicted an economic boom if he won the White House; his critics warned of a recession. Instead, nearly six months into Trump's presidency, the U.S. economy is … fine ...and more »

222000 Jobs Added To US Payrolls In June; Unemployment Rate Rises To 4.4 Percent - NPR

An estimated 222,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in June, according to the monthly employment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. "The job gains were better than expected — most economists had predicted a gain of 180,000 ...and more »

The gap between white and black unemployment in America is at a record low - Markets Insider

The gap between the black and white unemployment rates in the US shrunk to a record low in June. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the share of jobless African Americans in the labor force fell to 7.1%, the lowest level since April 2000. It ...and more »

Dollar strengthens after solid jobs report, books weekly gains - MarketWatch

The U.S. dollar on Friday held on to modest gains against its main rivals, after a brief slip, following an upbeat report on jobs created in June, which should bolster the Federal Reserve's efforts to follow through with buck-boosting monetary policy ...and more »

Jobs report beats big, unemployment rate climbs - Markets Insider

reuters The US economy gained 222,000 jobs in June, many more than expected, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. Economists had forecast that nonfarm payrolls increased by 178,000, according to Bloomberg. The excess ...and more »

Here's your full preview of the upcoming jobs report - Business Insider

Job creation in the US has slowed down this year, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The difference between the number of people who gained jobs and those who were laid off or fired has averaged 160,000 since the start of this year.and more »

The State of the US Labor Market: Pre-July 2017 Jobs Release - Center For American Progress

On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its “Employment Situation Summary” for the month of June. Over the first few months of the Trump administration, labor market trends that originated in the Obama years continued. Since the ...and more »

Labor force participation ticks up - Business Insider

Since about the turn of the millennium, the labor-force participation rate, or the share of American civilians over the age of 16 who are working or looking for a job, has dropped pretty dramatically, with an acceleration in that drop taking place ...and more »

As job growth soars, these sectors are seeing the biggest gains - CNBC

Eight years after the end of one of the worst recessions in modern history, the U.S. job market continues to put more Americans back to work. But some sectors are faring better than others. Overall, the latest monthly data showed that the economy ...and more »

Job growth surged in June - Washington Post

The U.S. labor market rebounded in June, new government data showed Friday, as employers surpassed the expectations of most economists by adding 222,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4.4 percent, from 4.3 percent in May, but it did so for a ...and more »