Trump’s first full month in office brings massive employment boom

Daily News Article - March 9, 2017

Questions

1. a) How many new jobs were added to the U.S. workforce in February at the end of President Trump’s first full month in office?
b) Why is this number significant?

2. What two facts did MarketWatch highlight about the 298,000 new private sector jobs added to the workforce in February?

3. What did a LinkedIn workforce report show about job growth from January to February?

4. a) Who is Steve Liesman?
b) What did Mr. Liesman say about the ADP report on the job gain in February?

5. List the types/numbers of new jobs added in February.

6. What did Ahu Yildirmaz of ADP say about the number of new jobs added in February?

7. To what factors does Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics attribute such a huge gain in jobs during President Trump’s first full month in office?

8. a) Are you encouraged by this significant job growth? Explain your answer.
b) Ask a parent the same question. Discuss your answers.