Economists expect the US added 3 million jobs and that the unemployment rate declined in June. Here’s what to watch in Thursday’s report.
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The June nonfarm payrolls report will be released Thursday, July 2, from the Labor Department.
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect that the US economy added 3 million payrolls in June and that the employment rate declined to 12.5%.
If the report is in line with expectations, it will be the second month of jobs added since the US lost a record 20.5 million payrolls in April due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Businesses in June likely continued to hire as most states across the US went forward with reopening plans following coronavirus-pandemic lockdowns earlier in the year.
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect that the US economy added 3 million jobs in June after adding 2.5 million in May, and that the unemployment rate declined to 12.5%. The report is due Thursday, instead of the usual first Friday of the month, because of the Independence Day holiday. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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