U.S. Adds 222,000 Jobs in June, Unemployment Rises Slightly03:40

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The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in the month of June, which was more than expected. The unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 to 4.4 percent, yet is still near its lowest level since 2001.

Michael Regan (@Reganonymous), senior editor for Bloomberg News, joins Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd to look at how those numbers fit into the bigger economic picture that includes inflation, wage growth and more.

This segment aired on July 7, 2017.


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