New U.S. Unemployment Numbers Show Promise

Published: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:08am
Updated: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:02pm
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The latest U.S. unemployment numbers are out this Friday, and the basic figures look very good.

The unemployment rate is down to 3.7 percent — the lowest in nearly 50 years. But is everyone benefiting? What about wages? And how many people have given up on the job market?

To talk about the numbers, David Wessel of the Brookings Institution, joined The Show.

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