Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls And Civilian Unemployment May 2017

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Includes: CRF, DDM, DIA, DOG, DXD, EEH, EPS, EQL, FEX, FWDD, HUSV, IVV, IWL, IWM, JHML, JKD, OTPIX, PPLC, PPSC, PSQ, QID, QLD, QQEW, QQQ, QQQE, QQXT, RSP, RWL-OLD, RWM, RYARX, RYRSX, SBUS, SCAP, SCHX, SDOW, SDS, SFLA, SH, SMLL, SPDN, SPLX, SPSM, SPUU, SPXE, SPXL, SPXN, SPXS, SPXT, SPXU, SPXV, SPY, SQQQ, SRTY, SSO, SYE, TNA, TQQQ, TWM, TZA, UDOW, UDPIX, UPRO, URTY, USSD, USWD, UWM, VFINX, VOO, VTWO, VV
by: Sold At The Top

Today's Employment Situation Report indicated that in May, net non-farm payrolls increased by 138,000 jobs overall, with the private non-farm payrolls sub-component adding 147,000 jobs while the civilian unemployment rate declined to 4.3% over the same period.

Net private sector jobs increased 0.12% since last month, climbing 1.77% above the level seen a year ago and climbing 6.77% above the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 prior to the Great Recession.