Daily business briefing: Economy recovers jobs lost during recession

July 3, 2014 

New data reveals that employers added 215,000 jobs in May and that the unemployment rate remained at 6.3 percent. Analysts say this employment gain means that the U.S. economy has finally recovered all the jobs lost to the recession. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid. It's the second recall for about half of the vehicles. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


The price of oil dropped below $104 a barrel. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 5.6 percent in May to $44.4 billion after hitting a two-year high of $47 billion in April, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business reporter

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