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U.S. Jobs Report

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A big jobs report comes out, and it shakes up the stock market. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones both took a tumble after the US Labor Department issued their monthly statement on August employment numbers. Economists were looking for a big jump in new jobs. Almost a quarter of a million. But that didn't happen. In fact, new job growth missed the mark by almost FIFTY PERCENT. The slowed job growth is a big problem for the Federal Reserve. Every time a new jobs report comes out, that's the one number they keep using to tell America how good the economy is. While Janet Yellen keeps pointing toward new jobs created, many business owners and investors around the country keep looking at SLOWER WAGE growth as a big deterrent. The disappointing report hurt Wall Street too. Markets dipped way down right after the new report came out. Meanwhile, there's a growing list of people out of work so long, they can't even claim unemployment benefits. In a similar report from the Fed, w

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