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Do the latest job numbers point to a coming recession?

Nov 6, 2023
The number of new jobs created each month has been trending down for the past year — but there is also a good amount of positive data in the latest report.
Overall, the number of new jobs created each month has been chaotic but generally trending down for 12 months.
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Was February's lackluster job growth a blip or a trend?

Apr 4, 2019
With the March jobs figure coming out Friday, what will economists be looking for?
Job seekers arrive at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for The Opportunity Hiring Fair in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.
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Weekly Wrap: The jobs report "Goldilocks Number"

Sep 2, 2016
Linette Lopez and John Carney join Kai Ryssdal for the Weekly Wrap.