Economy Watch Weekly: Job Growth Down in 2017
- Jan 09, 2018
The U.S. economy created a net of 148,000 new jobs in December, down from 242,000 in November and 211,000 in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And while total employment rose by a healthy 2.1 million jobs in all of 2017, that total is down from 2016 job creation. Economy Editor Dees Stribling examines the full jobs report, for the week ending Jan. 5, 2018.