U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs

The Labor Department’s jobs report is in, and the numbers are better than expected. The economy added 195,000 jobs in June, the same number added in May, and better than the 160,000 that analysts were predicting. The unemployment rate stayed at 7.6 percent. But in grimmer news, the U-6, the broadest measure of employment that includes unhappy part-timers and people who have given up, rose by half a percentage point to 14.3 percent—a significant increase.