Ahead of coronavirus impact, economy added 273,000 jobs for February

Ahead of coronavirus impact, economy added 273,000 jobs for February

The economy gained 273,000 jobs in February, well above economist predictions, according to monthly employment data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The February jobs report, which includes data collected before the coronavirus epidemic hit the U.S., also shows the unemployment rate fell from 3.6 percent to 3.5 percent. Wage growth ticked up […]