The economy added 176,000 jobs in June, bringing the total nonfarm private payroll to 110,898,000. This is the highest payroll has been since January 2009. In addition, initial weekly unemployment claims fell 14,000 to 374,000 for the last week of June. Tomorrow’s Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly employment report will provide more context to these promising early numbers.
US Economy Adds 176,000 Jobs in June