Jobs Report 5/3/2019

Nonfarm payroll increased by 263,000 in AprilUnemployment rate declined to 3.6%Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, health care, and social assistance. Number of unemployed persons decreased by 387,000 to 5.8 million Consensus estimate according to fxstreet.com was 185,000 increase, so actual topped estimate significantly. Unemployment rate dropping was also not estimated, … Continue reading Jobs Report 5/3/2019

Jobs Report

Nonfarm payroll increased by 196,000 in MarchUnemployment rate unchanged at 3.8%Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical servicesNumber of unemployed persons essentially unchanged at 6.2 million Consensus estimate according to fxstreet.com was 180,000 increase, so actual topped estimate by 10%. Wages were also slightly down but back to normal. February's … Continue reading Jobs Report