Apr 6, 2018

U.S. job growth slowed in March

Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Axios Visuals

The U.S. economy only added 103,000 new jobs in March and the unemployment rate held at 4.1%. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected 185,000 new jobs, the unemployment rate falling to 4%.

Why it matters

University of Michigan economist Justin Wolfers:

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