Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 213,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care, while retail trade lost jobs.
This is the 93rd consecutive month in which the US economy has added jobs. This streak in unprecedented. We are closing in on 8 full years without a single down month.
(I hope this isn’t a duplicate thread. I searched and didn’t find a thread on today’s jobs numbers.)