Economic Take

3 Big Things From the Jobs Report

February 11, 2020

January’s jobs report was impressive, pointing to a robust job market that should make it easier to weather upcoming storms. Three things you probably didn’t hear about from the jobs report: revisions showed more businesses were hiring last year than originally estimated despite worrisome economic rhetoric, the amount of working-age people in the workforce is back up to the highs of two decades ago, and unemployment rose—in a good way.