PBS NewsHour

How shakier jobs numbers could be a self-fulfilling prophecy

Clip: 06/07/2019 | 5m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

May's jobs report showed more signs of slowing economic growth in the U.S. The Labor Department reported a net gain of 75,000 jobs -- just a third of the total for the previous month. That change is set against a backdrop of trade wars and other signals, like manufacturing data and anxiety in the financial markets. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from David Wessel of the Brookings Institution.

Aired: 06/07/19

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …