December 2015 Current Events: Business News

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

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Here are the key events in business news for the month of December 2015.

  • Another Steady Jobs Report Will Probably Lead to Interest Rate Hike (Dec. 4): According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy adds 211,000 jobs in November. That makes an average of 213,000 jobs per month for the past six months. The unemployment rate also remains a steady 5.0% for a second consecutive month. With another solid report this month, the Federal reserve will probably raise interest rates by the end of the year.

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