The US economy created an extra 96,000 jobs in August, fewer than expected.
It means unemployment has falled from 8.3% to 8.1%.
All eyes are on the performance of the US economy as the Presidential election campaign gears up.
There was something strangely disappointing about Obama's speech: it was rousing but he didn't answer the questions we all want answered.
President Barack Obama formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention.
The former Democrat president shone as he backed Barack Obama. But will it breathe new life into his flagging re-election campaign?