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Employers post more jobs in October in sign of solid economy

U.S. employers posted more job openings in October, a sign the job market remains strong. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of available positio...
U.S. Economy Adds Jobs In September, Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.7 Percent

U.S. employers posted more job openings in October, a sign the job market remains strong.

The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of available positions rose 3.3% to nearly 7.3 million.

That suggests that businesses remain confident enough in the economic outlook to create more jobs.

The number of open jobs has declined from a record high of 7.6 million a year ago.

But they are still at a historically high level.

For roughly a year and a half there have been more job postings than unemployed people.