U.S. Economy Added 157,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Dips To 3.9 Percent : NPR

The economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace last month, and the unemployment rate remained low. Analysts have been looking for signs that wage growth might pick up, but it held steady, too.

Payrolls grew by a lower-than-expected 157,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.9 percent, as projected, the Labor Department said Friday.

Source: U.S. Economy Added 157,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Dips To 3.9 Percent : NPR

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