May Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 38,000 Jobs

March Jobs Report

Although projected to stay on par with March and April job numbers, the May jobs report released last Friday showed one of the lowest job gains in almost six years. Only 38,000 jobs were added to nonfarm payrolls compared to the projected 160,000, coming in lower than even the worst prediction from a Bloomberg survey. The last […]

What to know about the March jobs report

March 2016 Jobs Report

The recent release of the March 2016 jobs report surprised many on Wall Street with an estimated 215,000 jobs added to the economy – 12,000 more than the anticipated 203,000. Employment gains were primarily seen in retail, construction and healthcare, while the number of manufacturing and mining jobs dropped even further since September. Wages also […]