PBS NewsHour

December jobs, wages report is burst of good economic news

Clip: 01/04/2019 | 5m 28s

More than 300,000 jobs were created in December, doubling what was expected and signaling that the U.S. economy remains stable despite the recent market volatility and political tensions. In addition, wage growth was the highest it’s been in a decade. Amna Nawaz speaks with Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, for more on why this report contained “nothing but good news.”

Aired: 01/04/19

Rating: NR

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