U.S. government shutdown may depress January job growth
Saturday, 12 January 2019 By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial shutdown of the U.S. government could slash job growth by as much as 500,000 in January and lift the unemployment rate above 4.0 percent unless the impasse in Washington is resolved before next Friday, economists warned.
A Business Insider analysis has found that the last three monthly forecasts for the number of jobs created each month haven't been this off in more than two and a half years. December's job report was..
According to Reuters, slowing global growth and the 35-day partial federal government shutdown weighed on the U.S. economy in the first weeks of 2019. The Federal Reserve said that “Economic activity..