the number of Employed persons growth slowed and the unemployment rate rose slightly in December in the united states.
the non-farm number of employed persons grew in the united states in December, 156 000, the U.s. labor department report.
the Growth was lower than expected, as the newspaper The Wall Street Journal survey, economists on average had expected the number of employed persons increase to 183 000 persons.
Jobs growth slowed in December, as in November's non-farm number of employed increased by 204 000 persons.
the U.s. unemployment rate in December was 4.7 percent.
the unemployment rate rose slightly in November to 4.6%.