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Economy Added 117,000 Jobs In July, Unemployment Rate Down To 9.1 Percent

By Pat Garofalo on August 5, 2011 at 8:38 am

"Economy Added 117,000 Jobs In July, Unemployment Rate Down To 9.1 Percent"

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According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy added 117,000 jobs last month, bringing the unemployment rate down to 9.1 percent. The private sector added 154,000 jobs, while the public sector lost 37,000.

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