Analysis: Today’s unemployment number fools us and President Trump, but for different reasons

A jobseeker shakes hands with a recruiter for SCL Health System at the Colorado Hospital Association’s health care career event. While the economy only grew by a disappointing 138,000 jobs in May, there was further job expansion in one inexorably growing sector of the economy — health care. Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters A quick look at today’s headline unemployment number, and you’d think the U.S. job market was killing it with the official unemployment rate down again to 4.3...

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