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Booming U.S. economy sets record high on job openings

There were a record 7.1 million U.S. job openings in August, the government said on Tuesday, the most since the Department of Labor began tracking the data in 2000.

Details: The number of job openings continues to be higher than people who are seeking employment, Julia Pollak, a labor economics researcher at ZipRecruiter tweeted. The government also said the number of people who quit or were laid off was little changed from the previous month.

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