US Economy Adds 255,000 Jobs In July In Surprise Leap

US economy adds 255,000 jobs in July in surprise leap

WASHINGTON, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 4th August, 2016) - The US economy continued robust job creation in July, adding 255,000 jobs, largely surpassing analyst expectations, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department. Analysts had expected an increase of 187,000 jobs in the world's largest economy. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent.