Economy Watch Weekly: Job Growth Down in 2017

The U.S. economy created a total of 2.1 million jobs in 2017, which is down from last year's total, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economy Editor Dees Stribling dives into the latest jobs report, for the week ending Jan. 5, 2018.

CPERadioThe 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.