The US economy added 250,000 jobs in October

Posted at 8:43 AM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 09:13:30-04

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent, the government announced Friday.

The unemployment rate remained at a 49-year low. Wages grew 3.1 percent, strong growth after years of stagnant paychecks.