The Economy Adds 151,000 Jobs in January, and Unemployment Remains Essentially Unchanged at 4.9%

February 5, 2016 Monika Greenhow

The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January and unemployment was 4.9%, slightly less than December's 5%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This continues the record string of months with job growth.

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