US employers added a robust 304,000 jobs last month

US employers added a robust 304,000 jobs last month

The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 304,000 jobs in January. This is far in excess of economists’ forecasts of 165,000. The December’s jobs growth figure, though, was revised to 222,000, down from an initial estimate of 312,000. The unemployment rate in January ticked up from 3.9 per cent to 4 per cent.

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Mark Oulaghan
Mark Oulaghan 1 year

nothing to do with trump of course all Obama according to the lefty numb Knut's

InrickeSuave
InrickeSuave 1 year

That must sting to all those far left journos that got laid off

Gaz Matic
Gaz Matic 1 year

Best jobs president. With a magic wand.

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 1 year

Love how ABC News tries to down play the growth and makes it a point to mention that unemployment is "highest in 7 months." - Trump 2020

joe Vasquez
joe Vasquez 1 year

Orange man bad

Brian Clark
Brian Clark 1 year

Curse you, Mr. Trump! /s

AshLiamBerg
AshLiamBerg 1 year

But still orange man bad.

Jay Orzecki
Jay Orzecki 1 year

Wow, another heap of low paying jobs. That's something to get excited about.

Son Of Shaw
Son Of Shaw 1 year

That’s unpossible! The government wasn’t running!

Planet Kaos
Planet Kaos 1 year

I emplore people to look at the numbers used to "determine" unemployment in the United States. Like most things in the United States these days the numbers are massively fixed. Meaning they use only "certain" numbers layouts to "determine" unemployment rate which is far from accurate. Example: if you are NOT actively "searching" for work then YOU are not counted in unemployment numbers within the United States. It's gets worse if you look into it. Peter Joseph has done some great work on the scam of the unemployment rate and GDP as a measurement of "success". Highly recommend.

Operation Wut
Operation Wut 1 year

Orange man bad! Obama did it! Its just temporary! The economy will sink as soon as Trump becomes president!

Connor
Connor 1 year

What if all these jobs have absolutely nothing to do with the President, and maybe America's economy is just free and great?

Alexander Scott
Alexander Scott 1 year

Just because the shutdown ended doesn’t mean you can just say you added 304,000 jobs in January. I know those a really important gov jobs right down to craft beer label approval but still.

william snedker
william snedker 1 year

So what are all the jobs trump has made?

david dindu
david dindu 1 year

thanks obama

BG
BG 1 year

yes, teump has managed to not yet kill the positive downward trend in unemployment that began 9 years ago. and let us not forget that this is not yet showing the impact of the government shutdown.

Mr. A
Mr. A 1 year

Quantity is good, but hopefully quality is there too!

Rick Avory
Rick Avory 1 year

Beautiful.the job growth is so great that the unemployment rate can’t even keep up

Ridwan H
Ridwan H 1 year

seasonal how is this even surprising?

DrMayhem1 _
DrMayhem1 _ 1 year

The unemployment ticked up, but not by enough to be weary of yet. Let’s hope it goes back down soon.

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