The U.S. Economic Month at a Glance: January 2017
The Conference Board of Canada
January 6, 2017
A snapshot of the U.S. economy for the last six months.
- The economy added 156,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.7 per cent.
- The tightening labour market is finally putting upward pressure on wages.
- Trump’s stimulus economic policies have led to a surge in equity markets and bond yields.