Region’s jobless rate continues to drop

Region’s jobless rate continues to drop

Citrus County unemployment rate at 4.7 percent for April

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Economy adds more jobs in July than expected

Economy adds more jobs in July than expected

The U.S. economy added 209,000 net new jobs in July, beating expectations for 183,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 4.3% from 4.4%, while the labor force participation rate edged up to 62.9% from 62.8% during the month. Average hourly earnings meanwhile increased by 9 cents. The jobs numbers come on the heels […]