BREAKING: US employers add 162K jobs as unemployment rate falls to 7.4 percent, lowest since Dec. 2008
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 2, 2013
Government actually added 1k to jobs, more evidence state and local job-shedding has run its course.
— Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) August 2, 2013
MORE: U.S. June incomes rise 0.3%, consumer spending gains 0.5%
— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) August 2, 2013
With NO HELP from Republicans U.S. Adds 162,000 Jobs as Growth Remains Sluggish http://t.co/ykX0aUhyoJ
— Arthur Pedicini (@ArthurA_P) August 2, 2013
Since the high point in the Carter administration, manufacturing jobs have been declining for decades. Until now. pic.twitter.com/YEK3YTEwZA
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) August 2, 2013
This is your good economic news—but much more to be done—open thread.