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U.S. gains 223,000 new jobs in May, unemployment falls to 18-year low of 3.8%
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Posted on 06/01/2018 5:43:16 AM PDT by navysealdad

The U.S. created a robust 223,000 new jobs in May to push unemployment down to an 18-year low of 3.8%, signaling that a nine-year-old economic expansion still has plenty of steam despite being one of the oldest ever. The increase in hiring exceeded the 200,000 forecast of economists polled by MarketWatch.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: frontpage; trump
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1 posted on 06/01/2018 5:43:16 AM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

The 2009 Stimulus is finally giving us those shovel-ready jobs.


2 posted on 06/01/2018 5:48:26 AM PDT by jalisco555 ("In a Time of Universal Deceit Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act" - George Orwell)
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To: navysealdad

Nice. All credit to Trump, and I mean all.


3 posted on 06/01/2018 5:49:29 AM PDT by keat
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To: navysealdad

Good news, but as predicted the media is downplaying - Trump is sooo right about the media being truly corrupt.


4 posted on 06/01/2018 5:51:07 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: keat

Nice. All credit to Trump, and I mean all.

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Then why does the article give credit to the 9 year economic expansion?


5 posted on 06/01/2018 5:54:09 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: navysealdad

Unexpected...


6 posted on 06/01/2018 5:54:56 AM PDT by abb ("News reporting is too important to be left to the journalists." Walter Abbott (1950 -))
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To: jalisco555
"The 2009 Stimulus is finally giving us those shovel-ready jobs."

I'm guessing you're being facetious, but I'm convinced there are millions on the left who actually believe that we're in the midst of an Obama recovery.

7 posted on 06/01/2018 5:55:50 AM PDT by daler
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To: navysealdad

The U.S. created a robust 223,000 new jobs in May to push unemployment down to an 18-year low of 3.8%,

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Now would be a good time to make the unemployment numbers more accurate. It was back during the early W era that he ordered the Labor department to make them dishonest.


8 posted on 06/01/2018 5:55:52 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: daler
I'm guessing you're being facetious, but I'm convinced there are millions on the left who actually believe that we're in the midst of an Obama recovery.

You are right on both counts.

9 posted on 06/01/2018 5:57:35 AM PDT by jalisco555 ("In a Time of Universal Deceit Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act" - George Orwell)
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To: navysealdad

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/01/business/economy/jobs-report.html


10 posted on 06/01/2018 5:59:51 AM PDT by GonzoII ("If the new crime be, to believe in God, let us all be criminals" -Sheen)
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To: navysealdad

All Trump’s fault.


11 posted on 06/01/2018 6:02:11 AM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: navysealdad; All

First of all: MAGA! Thank You, PDJT! We love it!

Secondly:

“Steady hiring by construction and manufacturing companies is particularly surprising. They are the among the industries that have complained the loudest about a shortage of skilled workers.”

That IS a surprise. Beau retired as a Project Manager for a rather large Construction firm. All through the 0bama Reign of Error, it was impossible to find anyone that would do the basics - or who could even pass a drug test or SHOW UP if hired.

Now, the Union Hall is empty - but it’s because everyone is working...with little to no back-up. Everyone wanted to stay on endless unemployment, versus WORK. It’s going to still take some time for some industries to recover (of course!) but this is a good step in the right direction!

Lastly: MAGA! Best. Election. Ever. EVER!


12 posted on 06/01/2018 6:03:25 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set.)
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To: jalisco555

CRUMBS!!


13 posted on 06/01/2018 6:06:36 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Ban athiests, not guns)
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To: Moonman62
Then why does the article give credit to the 9 year economic expansion?

You'd have to ask the author, lol. I'm sure next year it will be a ten year economic expansion.

The unemployment rate was 5.0 when the Halfrican Queen took office and 4.7 when he left. It never went below 4.6 and went as high as 10.0.

Trump has driven it down hard and in a short time.

14 posted on 06/01/2018 6:10:13 AM PDT by keat
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To: jalisco555

Now we have REAL jobs, not Obama part-time jobs.


15 posted on 06/01/2018 6:20:26 AM PDT by cowboyusa (America Cowboy UP!__)
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To: navysealdad
" a nine-year-old economic expansion still has plenty of steam despite being one of the oldest ever."

That's because the 'steam' is there now because we haven't really had a 'nine year expansion'. We've had an eight year Obama inspired stagnation, followed by a Trump inspired one year explosion. There's plenty of 'steam' left for that to expand even farther.

16 posted on 06/01/2018 6:30:48 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The stone age didn't end because we ran out of stones.)
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To: jalisco555

It’s funny. Obama blamed Bush for things that happened during his terms. Now people want to give him credit for all of Trump’s successes.


17 posted on 06/01/2018 6:33:12 AM PDT by EdnaMode
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Everyone fights Trump every step of the way. These people either had the idea of independent nation states or are extremely foolish


18 posted on 06/01/2018 6:33:30 AM PDT by wiseprince
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To: Moonman62

Agreed


19 posted on 06/01/2018 6:34:24 AM PDT by wiseprince
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I’ve been telling y’all the economy - the real economy - is MUCH better than 1 year ago or even 6 months ago. I just finished a project and started a new one in the last month. I had something I’ve not had in a decade - leverage. The result is a 20% increase in pay in the last year.

The MSM once again is lying. There was no recovery under Obama for years and years. The upturn under President Trump has been dramatic.


20 posted on 06/01/2018 6:36:53 AM PDT by FLT-bird (..)
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