US employers added 145,000 jobs in December

US employers added 145,000 jobs in December

Employers added 145,000 jobs in the US in December. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.5%, the Labor Department said Friday. Also, the job gains for October and November were revised down by a total 14,000. October’s tally was lowered from 156,000 to 152,000 and November’s, from 266,000 to 256,000.

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This is good news, but we need to keep things into perspective: # of total jobs created 2011: 2.08m 2012: 2.17m 2013: 2.3m 2014: 3.01m 2015: 2.73m 2016: 2.32m 2017: 2.15m 2018: 2.68m 2019: 2.11m (2019 is the lowest since 2011...) Let’s keep the economy going!!

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