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ADP Jobs Report added 175K

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  • AZ Desert Trader
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    well that isn't very exciting
    5 Feb, 08:17 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    2.2 million jobs year over year...no recession on the horizon....
    5 Feb, 08:26 AM Reply Like
  • Papaswamp
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    Do they determine full vs part time or just number of hires? I'm curious if the CBOs ACA impact is starting. It would also be helpful to see number of layoffs vs hires per month to see how big job growth really is. Are these people staying or only temp.
    5 Feb, 08:36 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Check out the JOLTS survey...quits number momentum very important...
    5 Feb, 08:44 AM Reply Like
  • Papaswamp
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    Jolts does have some great data. Quits I know supposedly indicates how mobile workers are (looking for something better v things stink and too scared to change). It has been trending in the right direction.

     

    I realized part of my question was stupid since I believe ADP counts total pay checks (correct?) thus layoffs wouldn't be a factor.
    5 Feb, 08:55 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    I generally look to the jobless claims numbers for the layoffs perspective....the Quits data is
    very interesting but it has a 2 month lag and its series is relatively new (since 2000) despite
    these drawbacks I do monitor it regularly....
    5 Feb, 09:01 AM Reply Like
  • caupachow
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    this is pathetic, less people working no than 7 years ago, lowest participation rate in over 5 decades. this suck and ain't gonna get better any time soon. of course the market will hit a new record next moth when the fed increases QE back to $85 billion.
    5 Feb, 09:38 AM Reply Like
  • Interesting Times
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    CAU

     

    The markets have proven what you just posted.. Far from out of the woods.. We have some tough times ahead...DOW 15k ISN'T far away and I don't buy it is profit taking at all..
    5 Feb, 11:07 AM Reply Like
  • Mike Spelman
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    bbro : creationists::dips : dinosaurs
    5 Feb, 11:18 AM Reply Like
  • WMARKW
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    Geeze, Non-Farm payrolls are almost back to where we were in December of 2006. Wonder how much the population has grown in the last 7 years?
    5 Feb, 11:46 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    GDP per employee 4th qtr 2006 $96,378.....4th qtr 2013 $118,286
    5 Feb, 12:30 PM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    A little misleading to divide number like that. Corp profits climbed to a record high of 11.1% of the U.S. economy in 3rd quarter 13 while wages fell to a record low of 43.5% of GDP during same time. Or like one economist noted if one goes up the other one has to go down.
    6 Feb, 05:12 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    2 year swap spreads are 14....
    5 Feb, 11:57 AM Reply Like
  • WMARKW
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    Median real household incomes down for all groups except 55 and over....for last 10 years. Thank goodness there are more people spending now.
    5 Feb, 12:05 PM Reply Like
  • Eudaimonia
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    Why is everyone so sad all the time, we are hear to make money!! S&P 2070 by 2015~!!!
    5 Feb, 12:19 PM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Don't make them happy we need a wall of worry....
    5 Feb, 12:26 PM Reply Like
  • Eudaimonia
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    Like anyone will listen
    5 Feb, 01:15 PM Reply Like
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