1. U.S. Added 211,000 Jobs in November, Including 11,000 in Accounting

    U.S. Added 211,000 Jobs in November, Including 11,000 in Accounting

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that employers added a robust 211,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations and increasing the odds of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. Despite the gains, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent. The professional and technical services sector added 28,000 jobs in November, including 11,000 jobs in accounting and bookkeeping services, which added 11,000 jobs.

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    1. The strong pace of job growth continued in November as the unemployment rate held at its lowest level since April 2008 and labor force participation ticked up.
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