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The U.S. economy added far less jobs than expected in August, as nonfarm payrolls rose just 235,000, roughly three times less than Econoday's consensus of 740,000, with the lowest forecast at 377,000. The 110,000 upward revision to July's payroll estimate, now at 1,053 million, only brought parti

August's job creation slowdown brought down the monthly average to 585,875 from 636,000 in July.
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