Strong job growth is back: Payrolls jump in June well above expectations
By Jeff Cox, CNBC-- Nonfarm payrolls rose 224,000 in June, well above market expectations of 165,000, according to the Labor Department. The unemployment rate edged higher to 3.7% but was still near 50-year lows. Wage growth was 3.1% year over year, one-tenth of a point below