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The best disappointing jobs report in years

What a difference a couple years can make.

Friday’s jobs report was a slight miss, with the Labor Department announcing that the U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate ticking up to 6.2%. 440 more words



The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced this morning that the economy added 209,000 non-farm jobs in July (according to the establishment survey) while the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2% (according to the household survey).   330 more words

U.S. Economy

Our unemployment graphs have been updated with July, 2014’s data. The unemployment rate was 6.2% in July, which is 0.1pp more than it was in June. 90 more words


Adding 209k Jobs is "Cooling"?

Reuters Article

U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July and an unexpected rise in the unemployment rate pointed to some slack in the labor market that could give the Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates low for a while.

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US Employers Add 209K jobs, Rate Rises to 6.2 Pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery. 558 more words

National News

US Job Report for July 2014 - Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 and UR little changed at 6.2 percent

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. 228 more words

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Colombia - Unemployment at 9.2% in June

The National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) issued a report on Thursday that covered statistics regarding Colombia’s labor market, demonstrating that unemployment from April – June 2014 was at 9.0%; down .6% from the same time period in 2013, Bogota’s W Radio reported. 48 more words

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