Jobs report smashes expectations – AOL Finance

The U.S. economy added 224,000 nonfarm payrolls during June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consensus estimates were for 160,000 positions added during the month, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg. May’s figures were revised to 72,000 positions, down from the previously reported 75,000. Employment growth now averages 172,000 per month this year.

Source: Jobs report smashes expectations – AOL Finance

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