Economy
3:12 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Unemployment Rate Shrinks As Fewer People Look For Work

Originally published on Fri September 6, 2013 3:20 pm

Job growth fell short of expectations in August. Employers added only 169,000 jobs to payrolls, and gains for June and July were revised downward. The question is whether the mediocre job growth of recent months is troubling enough to convince the Federal Reserve to delay its plans to dial back its stimulus of the economy.