U.S. services sector activity picks up; job openings at record high

FILE PHOTO: Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day," a job fair being held at 10 fulfillment centers across the United States aimed at filling more than 50,000 jobs, at the Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S., August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. services sector activity accelerated in May, pointing to robust economic growth in the second quarter, but trade tariffs and a shortage of workers posed a threat to the outlook. Other data on Tuesday showed job openings rising to a record high in April, far outpacing hiring. Strengthening economic growth and tightening […]

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