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May Jobs Report, first impressions: Another solid report, outside of manufacturing (and that’s due to the strong $)

June 5th, 2015

Payrolls were up 280,000 last month in a better-than-expected jobs report, with employers adding jobs across almost all of the service industries and government. Positive revisions for April and May added another 32,000 to the payroll count. Analysts had been expecting around 225K jobs, so put May’s initial print in the “upside surprise” column. The… Read more