Capital Highlights - In the Markets
Several months in the last year and now two months in a row, the “Information” industry segment has actually shrunk its employment while nearly all other industries are adding. January’s “blowout” and “beyond all expectations” jobs number had one stinker in it: a loss of 4,000 jobs in the “Information” industry.
It is generally known that the United States economy is the world’s largest, with China a distant (but growing) second. But other than that, most people are unaware of how just how big the U.S. economy is relative to the rest of the world.