Construction a bright spot in a dismal March jobs report

04/4/2013 | CBS MoneyWatch · Wall Street Journal, The · ABC News · Forbes

Nonfarm payrolls in March increased by 88,000 jobs -- significantly below analysts' expectations. However, January and February numbers were both revised upward. Construction added 18,000 jobs in March. The workforce declined by nearly half a million people, which helped bring the unemployment rate down from 7.7% to 7.6%.

View Full Article in:

CBS MoneyWatch · Wall Street Journal, The · ABC News · Forbes

Published in Briefs: