WEAK: Economy Adds Just 113k Jobs in January

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Feb 07, 2014 9:34 AM

On Friday, the Labor Department reported that the economy added just 113k jobs in January. Economists had expected a gain of 180,000 after a very weak report in December. The two months are both far below employment growth trends last year. The unemployment rate was down a tick to 6.6%.