Economy adds 75K jobs in May, well below expectations

TheHill | 6/7/2019 | Sylvan Lane
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The U.S economy added 75,000 jobs in May, the Labor Department reported Friday, falling short of expectations by nearly 100,000 jobs..

Economists expected the U.S. to add roughly 185,000 jobs in May after a massive gain of more than 200,000 jobs in April.

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But employment growth fell well short of that mark in May, though the unemployment rate and labor force participation rate stayed even at 3.6 percent and 62.8 percent respectively.

The Labor Department also revised down March’s gain from 189,000 to 153,000...
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