The insurance industry added 11,400 insurance jobs in July, according to preliminary numbers released in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation report.  The insurance industry now employs 2,724,100 persons, with an unemployment rate of 1.6 percent. July employment was the largest gain reported so far in 2019. Since the beginning of the year,…

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The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs to the market in July, according to numbers reported in the Economic Situation Report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Payroll growth last month closely matched the Dow Jones’ forecast of 165,000 jobs, and also aligned with the monthly average growth for the year. In 2018, employment…

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