There is one serious feat, considering that the recession is now a decade in the past. Manufacturing payrolls shed 6,000 and government jobs picked up 12,000.
Kavcic said he doesn't expect to see a return to the job gains seen in the first half of previous year after the weakness in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult men (3.1 percent), adult women (3.2 percent), teenagers (12.6 percent), Whites (3.2 percent), Blacks (5.9 percent), Asians (2.5 percent), and Hispanics (4.2 percent) showed little or no change in December. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 145,000 and the unemployment rate was flat at an ultra-low 3.5% in December.
Average hourly earnings in December saw a slight increase (3 cents) to bring it to $28.32.
But retailers, hotels, bars, restaurants, education, construction and health care led hiring last month, showing the resilience of America's dominant service sector.
Canada's economy created 35,200 jobs in December, Statistics Canada said Friday in Ottawa.
However, the unemployment rate also ticked lower in 2019, with December's 3.5% joblessness rate matching November's rate for the lowest level in 50 years.
The central bank has kept its key interest rate on hold at 1.75 per cent for more than a year even as many of its worldwide peers, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, have moved to cut rates and loosen monetary policy in response to weakness in the global economy.
Citing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Boykins also tweeted the number of jobs added annually since 2013, with the calendar year of 2019 being tied for the lowest in that time span.
The initial estimate for payroll gains in November was revised downward 10,000 to 256,000.
US construction's monthly average jobs increase in 2019 was +13,000, which was only half of the sector's 2018 performance of +26,000.
Couriers/messengers experienced the largest decrease in December with more than 9,000 jobs removed from the economy, followed by trucking and warehousing/storage (2,200). In the two months prior to December, however, the gain in wages was reported at a much higher 4.4%. Since April, the United States saw 7 consecutive months of labor force growth, with over 1.9 million Americans joining the labor market, and unemployment still declined.
Weak wage growth could in part reflect a calendar quirk.
The average monthly gains for the last three months of the year were 184,000, on par with the rest of the year.
The selectors will primarily focus on zeroing in on the core for white ball cricket considering that this is a T20 World Cup year. The Wakahin Indian team will play five T20 Internationals, three One-Day and two Test matches in the tour starting on January 24.
Iran has continued to insist the crash was the result of mechanical error and warned that the black box may have been "damaged". Kiev has said its investigators wanted to search the crash site for any debris of a Russian-made missile used by Iran.
Stardust forms in the material ejected from stars and carried by stellar winds, getting blown into interstellar space . In other words, he added, "there was a time before the start of the solar system when more stars formed than normal".
Issa Rae and John Cho announced the nominees for the 2020 Academy Awards . "Congratulations to those men ", Rae said . Let's hope next year's nominee list is more with the times. "I think everybody is angry and quite rightly so".
Victoria's chief health officer Brett Sutton said he believed Melbourne's air quality had dropped to "the worst in the world". Bouchard returned to play the final set following the medical timeout, and won 4-6 7-6 6-1.
Dhawan scored a brisk 52 in India's series-clinching win over Sri Lanka in the third and final T20I at the MCA Stadium on Friday. India have tried six different players at the crucial number three spot in the last six matches.
Hill, a former Detroit Cass Tech graduate, went on to become a third-round selection by the Seahawks in 2017. Aaron Rodgers and Co. topped the Seattle Seahawks , 28-23, in the Divisional Round on Sunday night.
Following the assassination of powerful Army General, Qassem Soleimani , Iran has vowed to continue with its nuclear weapons. On the deal, he said: "If we're going to get rid of it, let's replace it and let's replace it with the Trump deal..."
Williams eventually achieved a break of her own to level at 3-3, finding the power and precision that had deserted her until then. Williams in the process became the first player in the Open era to win titles across four decades.
Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers
He shared a 207-run opening partnership with Hilton Cartwright (59 off 40) as the Stars finished with 219/1 in their 20 overs. In the end, visitors' scored 175 runs for a loss of seven wickets that forced them to suffer a defeat by a margin of 44 runs.
MI5 chief dismisses UK-US security fears over Huawei
Johnson is expected to make a final decision about Huawei's involvement in the country's 5G infrastructure shortly. The US has warned the British government it "would be madness" to use Huawei technology in the UK's 5G network.
Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren a woman couldn't win
An aide said he was not trying to suggest he was more electable than a woman. "Of course!" Sanders said in the statement. A year later on C-SPAN , Sanders said, "In my view a woman could be elected president of the United States".
Denver Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello
The 47-year-old spent the previous two seasons as a quarterback coach for the San Francisco 49ers before joining the Broncos. Whoever is the new offensive coach for the Broncos, he will have to deal with the hurdle of installing a new schedule.
CBS announces Spinoff Clarice lambs silence series
She's asked by Jack Crawford to help out with a case by interviewing the notorious cannibal and serial killer, Hannibal Lecter. There's the Ellen Page way, which I think would be fantastic and more kind of in line with the Clarice that we all know.
Netflix Is Already Owning this Year's Oscars
However, even " The Irishman " couldn't match the 11 nods for " Joker ", the most-nominated movie of the year. Surprisingly, Jonathan Pryce ( The Two Popes ) and Antonio Banderas ( Pain and Glory ) did make the cut.