The Employment Situation in July – Unemployment Rate Flat, Builders Too


It was a good month for the labor force, builders not so much. The labor force and payrolls expanded smartly but recent gains have been tilted to the service sector while employment producing goods and homes has been flat. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported payroll employment rose by 255 thousand in July, the labor force expanded by 407… Read More ›

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