In July, the number of open vacancies in the US reached a record 6 million 940 thousand, the ministry said. MarketWatch notes that these data indicate the preservation of momentum for the growth of the US economy. In July, 5 million 679 thousand people were employed, which is higher than the previous month's figure of 5 million 514 thousand people. According to their own wishes, 2.4% of working Americans were dismissed in July, compared to 2.3% in the previous month. The share of those who quit their own volition in the private sector increased to 2.7%. Experts point to a high level of people changing jobs, which indicates the confidence in the economy. Insurance, financial and manufacturing sector showed the most significant increase in the number of vacancies.