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'Wooo Eh!': Economists React To January's Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 225,000 jobs in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 112th straight month of employment gains. 

The unemployment rose slightly to 3.6%.


Notable January job gains were seen in construction and healthcare. The construction industry added 44,000 jobs in January after adding, on average, 12,000 jobs a month last year. 

Healthcare employment grew by 36,000 jobs in January after adding 399,000 jobs in 2019 and 350,000 jobs in 2018.

Here's how economists and others reacted to January's jobs report on Twitter.