Analysts had predicted around 150,000 new jobs for December and forecast a steady unemployment rate of 3.5 percent. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News) The United States added 145,000 jobs in December as the unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent, offering the latest snapshot of a tight labor market going into a new decade and election year. Analysts predicted around 150,000 new jobs for the month and forecast a steady unemployment rate of 3.5 percent. Those estimates […]