4708 Outlook

Economic Outlook October 8, 2021

Oct 8, 2021  | Ep4708

The inconsistency of the job recovery added another data point in September. ---

U.S. employers added 194,000 jobs last month with gains in transportation and warehousing - and losses in local government education jobs for positions like bus drivers and cafeteria workers. 

The unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 from 5.4 percent a month earlier. 

The trade deficit widened in August as imports greatly outpaced exports to open the ravine to $73.3 billion dollars.  

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