Tagged: U.S. economy

A man using an angle grinder on a steel piece at a metal fabrication company on August 7, 2018 in Orange County, New York. 0

Wilbur Ross: Leveling the playing field for American workers

“Since the President took office in January 2017, the manufacturing sector has added 348,000 jobs, with year-over-year manufacturing job growth in 2018 increasing at the fastest rate since 1995.” The economy grew at a rate of 4.2 percent last quarter, far higher than most thought possible a few years ago....

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the U.S. economy created 157,000 jobs last month, less than the 190,000 estimated increase from economists surveyed by Reuters. Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart

The professional and business services sector was the biggest net job gainer for the month, with an increase of 51,000 positions. Changes in retail employment, which tends to be more volatile than the other sectors, included a gain of 7,100 jobs in July after a loss of more than 21,000...