Over-the-year, nonfarm payroll
employment increased by +3,700 jobs with the largest gains in these industry sectors in September: Financial Activities (+12,000); Education and Health Services (+9,600); and Professional and Business Services (+8,000).
employment increased by 2,900 in May, including a gain of 2,500 jobs in construction and manufacturing.
jobs in Arkansas dropped by 24,500 in January to total 1.
total nonfarm payroll
employment increased by 142,000 in September, well below market consensus of 203,000, the Labor Department announced Friday.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said total nonfarm payroll
employment rose by 204,000 in October, while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.
It also added CPI, PPI, and nonfarm payroll
data to its America's Economy mobile app.
The better-than-expected May nonfarm payroll
report raises the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will begin to wind down its $85 million per month purchases of Treasurys and mortgage-back securities.
To say nonfarm payroll
growth is a leading indicator is to say nonfarm payroll
employment typically rises before the unemployment rate drops.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, total nonfarm payroll
employment decreased in the third quarter 2008 compared to this period a year ago by 427,000 workers.
Department of Labor reports in its latest figures that July nonfarm payroll
employment rose in 34 states, fell in 14 states and DC, and was unchanged in only two states.
employment was little changed in February, rising by a seasonally adjusted 21,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week.