Economy Added 850,000 Jobs in June

The economy added 850,000 jobs in June, surpassing market expectations for 700,000 jobs while the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 5.9% from 5.8% and the labor force participation rate was steady at 61.6%. KPMG Chief Economist Constance Hunter says overall the report points to encouraging signs for the future. 



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