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Monday Morning Memo - July 11, 2016
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July 11, 2016
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June jobs report: 287,000 jobs added, unemployment up to 4.9%

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 287,000 jobs were added in June with a 0.2-percentage point uptick in the unemployment rate to 4.9. The number of jobs added, even with an artificial approximate 35,000 "additions" from the return of striking Verizon workers, easily topped expectations of 175,000-180,000 jobs added, while unemployment went up slightly more than expected. 

Virtually all of the job gains in June were in the service sector, with manufacturing seeing only 14,000 new jobs, construction seeing no new jobs, and mining and logging shedding 5,000 jobs. Outside of the strike-affected telecommunications sector, the sectors contributing at least 10,000 new jobs were bars and restaurants (21,900 jobs added), temporary help services (15,200 jobs added), hospitals (15,000 jobs added), child day-care services (14,500 jobs added), performing arts and spectator sports (14,000 jobs added), food manufacturing (13,000 jobs added), and amusements/gambling/recreation (11,400 jobs added).
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