The U.S. economy has added an average of 202,000 jobs each month so far this year, as the unemployment rate remains at a 17-year low, economic growth is accelerating, business and consumer confidence is booming, and wages are rising.
CNBC: The Manufacturing Sector Has Been on Fire Since Trump Was Elected — March Was Another Strong Month for Manufacturing Jobs
“The manufacturing industry led job gains for the month of March, adding to the sector’s streak of solid employment numbers over the past year under President Donald Trump. Manufacturing sector added 22,000 jobs in March bringing its 12-month gain to 232,000 jobs, the Labor Department said on Friday. Much of last month’s gains — as well as the yearly uptick — came from durable goods manufacturing, the Labor Department said.”