U.S. Employment data

Friday, 6 January 2012 04:01

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. economy added 200 000 workers to payroll, more than expected for

December and the jobless rate decreased to three year low at 8.5%.

November’s report showed a 100 000 gain after that analysts estimated about 150 000 increase for December.

Labor Department in report included average hourly earnings which grew 0.2% to reach 23.24 dollars, also working hours climbed to 34.4.