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'Strong Job Creation, Disappointing Earnings Growth': Economists React To June Jobs Report On Twitter

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 213,000 new jobs in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, marking the country's 93rd straight month of employment gains.

The unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4%. 


Employment in construction continued to trend up in June, with employers adding 13,000 jobs. The construction industry has added 282,000 jobs over the past 12 months. Retail jobs declined by 22,000, offsetting job growth reported in May.

Here is how some economists and others reacted to the jobs report on Twitter.