The nation’s economy created 199,000 new jobs in December, but it was below economists’ projections.
Even as unemployment rates continue falling, the latest federal jobs report shows the pandemic still is impacting the country’s economy.
Raising pay for an assortment of jobs appears to be helping businesses across the country fill open positions.
Ongoing trade wars are expected to slow the nation’s economy in 2020, according to Ball State University economist Michael Hicks.
A Ball State University economist believes the nation’s economy is slowing despite new jobs being created in September and improved job creation numbers in July and August.