employment preview: February nonfarm payrolls
are expected to increase by 210k (median 202k) from 200k in January, with a 205k private payroll gain.
as a whole, which saw nonfarm payrolls
grow by just 1.
0 percent in September and nonfarm payrolls
decreased by -10,800 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.
Four of the components of the index saw declines: nonfarm payrolls
, exports, housing starts and house prices.
increased 223,000 last month, with construction employment unchanged and the mining sector purging more jobs, the Labour Department said on Thursday.
stocks opened higher Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average edging closer to its record high, after the nonfarm payrolls
report for April came in much stronger than expected.
28 that the number of people on nonfarm payrolls
in Puerto Rico fell to roughly 904,300 in December, down 25,000 from the same month last year.
BLS also reported the average work week for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls
was unchanged in October at 34.
The next day, following a strong level of US nonfarm payrolls
, markets were initially posting further gains.
Steve Blitz, chief economist for ITG, said the May nonfarm payrolls
report "keeps the possibility of tapering on the table.
data showed employers added a greater-than-expected 236,000 jobs in February, brokers said.
Employers added a net 114,000 nonfarm payrolls
in September, while households reported that total employment rose by 873,000 in September following three months of little change.