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What to Make of the Market’s Reaction to the U.S. Jobs Data?

October 2, 2015

In a wide range of respects, the  labor market report fell far short of analyst expectations.  The level of nonfarm payroll jobs was about 100K lower than forecast.  Employment growth of 142K was some 60K less than anticipated, and August’s gain was revised down by 37K. Labor market participation slid 0.2 percentage points to 62.4%, […] More