July Jobs: 209K Added,Unemployment Rises


Published 08/01 2014 12:07PM

Updated 08/01 2014 12:08PM

The July jobs report is out.

The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July.

That's down from 288,000 in June and a bit less than what a survey of economists expected.

The unemployment rate rose for the first time since February to 6.2-percent, up from 6.1-percent in June.

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