President Donald Trump speaks to auto workers at the American Center for Mobility in Michigan in March.Trump tweeted this week “great jobs report – it is all beginning to work”. If only things were that simple, says Neal Kimberley. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

US workforce seems on a roll but the wider economy is labouring

Trump says ‘great’ jobs report shows ‘it is all beginning to work’, but delve a little deeper, and you find a far-from-rosy reality

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President Donald Trump speaks to auto workers at the American Center for Mobility in Michigan in March.Trump tweeted this week “great jobs report – it is all beginning to work”. If only things were that simple, says Neal Kimberley. Photo: AFP
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