U.S. Adds 280,000 Workers in May, Jobless Rate at 5.5%

Payrolls in the United States climbed higher than expected in May, adding 280,000 workers while wages gained the most since August 2013. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5 percent as more people entered the workforce. Bloomberg’s Peter Cook breaks down the data on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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