U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December.
The services industry has now grown for 83 straight months.
Weekly claims have stayed below the critical threshold of 300,000 for 96 straight weeks.
New cases in 2016 declined 4 percent
Owners wait to see what Trump does.
Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co. follow.
Raises given while law is on hold.
However, a higher percentage of openings offered middle to upper-middle-class salaries.
Political, economic pressure could still be high.
Pace slows, but manufacturing jobs in Ohio are up for fifth straight year.