Behind the Jobs Report: What Will the Fed Do Next?

Last month, 169,000 jobs were added to the economy—less than forecast—while the numbers for June and July were revised downward. The unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent, but mostly because many American stopped looking for work.

In this report for NBR, Hampton Pearson takes a closer look behind the numbers and how they could influence what Federal Reserve policymakers do next.

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