Blue-collar jobs are booming in America

The government said Friday that the construction industry added 30,000 jobs last month, with a big chunk coming from the hiring of more specialty trade contractors, like plumbing and electrical work. Manufacturers added 25,000 jobs. Construction and manufacturing combined added 406,000 jobs for all of last year. This is clearly a sign that the broader economy remains in healthy shape. Consumers are spending. Corporate profits are rising.

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Source: CNN Money

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