U.S. payrolls rise 75,000, missing forecasts as wage gains cool

UNITED STATES payrolls rose 75,000 in May after a downwardly revised 224,000 advance the prior month. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
UNITED STATES payrolls rose 75,000 in May after a downwardly revised 224,000 advance the prior month. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
NEW YORK –  United States employers last month added the fewest workers in three months as wage gains cooled, suggesting broader economic weakness and likely boosting calls for a Federal Reserve interest-rate cut as President Donald Trump's trade policies weigh on the economy. Payrolls rose 75,000 after a downwardly revised 224,000 advance the prior month,…

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