Jobs Forecast: June Gloom Sets In, Employment Drought Continues

Jobs Forecast
Jobs Forecast

With rising inflation, stagnant wages, a dwindling housing sector and a shaky stock market, how could the most recent numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics be anything but disappointing? The unemployment rate rose from 9.0 to 9.1, and only 54,000 non-farm jobs were added -- that's the lowest number in eight months.