U.S. Economy Adds A Paltry 38,000 Jobs In May
Wall Street fell today upon news of the smallest monthly addition of jobs in almost six years.
The U.S. added just 38,000 jobs in May, a shockingly low number to some economists that stirred fears of an economic slowdown, and could influence monetary policy at the Federal Reserve.
Marilyn Geewax, NPR senior business editor, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young for a closer look at the lackluster jobs numbers and what they mean for the U.S. economy.
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