US Adds 255000 Jobs in July; Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.9% – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—U.S. employers hired at a steady pace in July, a sign of underlying strength for the labor market despite a host of mixed economic signals.

Nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 255,000 last month, the Labor Department said Friday. Revisions showed U.S. employers added 18,000 more jobs in May and June than previously…


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