December job creation ‘remains healthy,’ grows by 151,000

Americans are back at work Job creation up, unemployment rate down, wages get better. The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid.

Despite the 34 months of private-sector job growth, there were still 4.0 million fewer jobs on nonfarm payrolls and 3.5 million fewer jobs on private payrolls in December than when the recession began in December 2007. Job growth averaged 151,000 jobs a month in the past three months – well short of the 200,000 to 300,000 jobs a month that.

“With several months of solid retail sales behind us, we’re heading into the all-important holiday season fully expecting to see healthy growth. government shutdown in mid-December and a slower.

(economist survey) of 180,000. The 151,000 new jobs was also well below the 271,000 and 275,000 jobs created in June and July, respectively. In light of the softer number in August, we believe that the odds of the Fed raising rates in September have dropped. If the Fed opts to pass in September, the next target could be December, in our opinion.

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