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The Top Line: Economy Adds 287,000 Jobs in June

Jul 8, 2016

After a slump in May (11,000 jobs), labor market momentum accelerated in June with the addition of 287,000 jobs across almost every sector of the economy.

Wages continued to rise while the unemployment rate, which ticked up due to an increase in labor force participation, remains below 5 percent.

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