Transcript for Good Economic News on Horizon?
Good morning to all of you. We're doing to begin on the first major report on how the u.S. Economy is doing, specifically when it comes to creating jobs. And there's some encouraging news. Weekend "gma" rancor bianna golodryga here with details. A big report this morning. The monthly jobs report due later this morning, is an important gauge of where the economy stands. And there is some new optimism. A survey released thursday, found hiring beat expectations in december, with 215,000 jobs created, the most in 10 months. The other encouraging sign, the number of people filing for unemployment benefits is at its lowest rate in four years. And americans continue to spend on retail goods, electronics to cars. Auto companies saw their best sales in five years last month. But the big question is, was the growth just because it was the holiday season? Or is this sustainable? This morning's jobs report will help answer that question.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.