NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
After a chilly month for job growth in December, hiring warmed up a bit in January. But not by much.
The U.S. economy added 113,000 jobs last month, according to the government. That’s an improvement from December, but was far weaker than hoped. Economists had been expecting an addition of 178,000 jobs.
They called the report “disappointing” and “weak”,” but characterized broader economic growth as “steady-as-she-goes.” Read more