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Obama's legacy, a robust jobs market with wage growth accelerating

Saturday, January 7th 2017 - 08:42 UTC
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US businesses added 156,000 jobs in December in the last release of key economic data before Donald Trump is sworn in as US president. The number of jobs created fell from an upwardly revised 204,000 in November and came in below market expectations of 175,000 new roles. The jobless rate edged up last month to 4.7% from 4.6%. Read full article

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  • :o))

    And the credit for it goes to DT!

    Jan 07th, 2017 - 11:09 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • tallison46

    Only because of President Elect Donald Trump, Obama is a joke.....

    Jan 07th, 2017 - 04:12 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Marti Llazo

    The creation of employment and wealth in the US has nothing to do with “Obama.” And everything to do with those players in the economy who, in spite of government bureaucracy and restrictions, are able to effectively invest and develop competitive products and services.

    Jan 07th, 2017 - 05:37 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Bisley

    Lies. The Obama administration has changed the way numbers of the unemployed are counted by eliminating them from being counted after a certain period of time. Actually, there are a higher percentage of employable people not working than at any time since the Jimmy Carter recession of the 70s (they've also done something similar with the way they calculate inflation, to avoid making Obama look like the disaster he's been).

    Jan 07th, 2017 - 06:39 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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