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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

ADP: Private Employment increased 230,000 in October

by Calculated Risk on 11/05/2014 08:10:00 AM

From ADP:

Private sector employment increased by 230,000 jobs from September to October according to the October ADP National Employment Report®. ... The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.
Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, said, “The job market is steadily picking up pace. Job growth is strong and broad-based across industries and company sizes. At this pace of job growth unemployment and underemployment is quickly declining. The job market will soon be tight enough to support a meaningful acceleration in wage growth.”
This was above the consensus forecast for 212,000 private sector jobs added in the ADP report. 

The BLS report for October will be released on Friday.