The lowest employment rate since 1969

  • 3.5% matches the lowest employment rate in America since 1969
  • The U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in November – higher than expectations.
  • Wages also increased – a positive sign for the job market.
  • The biggest job gains last month by sector: healthcare.
  • Why It Matters: This jobs report further confirms a strong job market in America while economist worry about a slowdown globally.

The report:

A good read:
U.S. Jobs Trounce Forecasts With 266,000 Gain; Wages Heat Up