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Friday, October 06, 2017

Breaking News: The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs last month, as major hurricanes apparently took a toll on hiring

The Labor Department released its official hiring and unemployment figures for September on Friday morning, providing the latest snapshot of the American economy. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent. August’s jobless rate was 4.4 percent.
The hurricanes that roared through Florida, Texas and neighboring states knocked down September’s national payroll totals.
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Anonymous said...

The Wall Street aspects of my retirement went through the roof!

Anonymous said...

They can also end up in the basement in the matter of a day or two.

Anonymous said...

Blame it on the hurricanes. 🙄