PBS NewsHour

How shakier jobs numbers could be a self-fulfilling prophecy

Clip: 06/07/2019 | 5m 18s

May's jobs report showed more signs of slowing economic growth in the U.S. The Labor Department reported a net gain of 75,000 jobs -- just a third of the total for the previous month. That change is set against a backdrop of trade wars and other signals, like manufacturing data and anxiety in the financial markets. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from David Wessel of the Brookings Institution.

Aired: 06/07/19

Rating: NR

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