U.S. Economy Added 209,000 Jobs in July — Dow hits fresh record high

Peace and Freedom

Aug 4, 2017 at 9:46 am ET

U.S. employers added a seasonally adjusted 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate fell to 4.3%. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected employers to add 180,000 jobs and unemployment to tick down to 4.3%.

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No automatic alt text available.US created 209,000 jobs in July, vs 183,000 jobs expected

  • The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.3 percent, according to a government report Friday.
  • The report comes with the economy at a crossroads as President Trump has promised 3 percent economic growth.
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The U.S. economy continued a strong summer, adding 209,000 jobs in July while the unemployment rate fell to 4.3…

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