What the Trump Scoreboard shows after the May jobs disappointment

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Was the May jobs report good or bad news for President Trump?

The latest employment report for a president that likes to tweet “jobs, jobs, jobs” revealed a disappointing number of new positions being added — but still a labor market in fairly good shape.

The U.S. added 138,000 jobs in May, taking to 594,000 the total number of new positions since Donald Trump stepped into the Oval Office.

It’s pretty early to compare Trump to other presidents, but here’s a look at the key indicators to assess the 45th president.

Here’s the methodology MarketWatch employs to decide which indicators are tracked.

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