July 2014 Current Events: Business News

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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Here are the key events in business news for the month of July 2014.

  • Unemployment Rate Lowest Since September 2008 (July 2): According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy adds 298,000 jobs in June 2014. The unemployment rate falls to 6.1%, its lowest level since September 2008. Also, the Labor Department revises data for April and May, adding 29,000 more jobs for those two months.