A tale of 2 employment surveys, covering US households and businesses, at a glance

  • Article by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 7, 2014 - 5:20 PM

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, a respectable gain that nearly matched the average monthly increase for the past two years. Yet the unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent.

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