U.S. July unemployment numbers hit new low
Benji Hyer

The United States added more than half a million jobs in July, a much better figure than expected.

The unemployment rate also dipped to 3.5% last month, a number not seen since before the COVID-19 pandemic, and a figure that represents a half-century low.  

It’s a boost for the White House following two consecutive quarters of negative growth, which had prompted fears of a recession. Benji Hyer reports from Washington, D.C.

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