Jobs Numbers Suggest A Healthy Economy — And May Let Fed Nudge Rates Up

Jobs Numbers Suggest A Healthy Economy — And May Let Fed Nudge Rates Up

By John Ydstie

The economy likely added about 220,000 jobs in July, according to surveys of economists. That just about matches the job creation number for June, and should put the unemployment rate at 5.3 percent.

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