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Futures give up a few ticks, SPY now flat after the big miss in the ADP jobs report. February's...

Futures give up a few ticks, SPY now flat after the big miss in the ADP jobs report. February's gain, however, was revised higher by 39K to 237K, making the whole thing kind of a wash. At 158K in March, the job gain is the slowest in the last 5 months, but well above most every print of 2012. (full report)
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  • bbro
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    My ADP Recession Indicator remains firmly positive....no recession
    3 Apr 2013, 08:25 AM Reply Like
  • mickmars
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    Infinite QE guarantees no nominal recession.
    3 Apr 2013, 08:42 AM Reply Like
  • Financehulligan
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    LOL
    3 Apr 2013, 10:22 AM Reply Like
  • Insurance Bull
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    QE is ending. Wait for the announcement of a slow decrease in buying in May/Juneish...
    3 Apr 2013, 12:55 PM Reply Like
  • mickmars
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    And ZIRP will end in June 2011.....
    3 Apr 2013, 03:49 PM Reply Like
  • itstimmy11
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    Fact check = fail -- February gain was revised higher by 39k, not January, which was revised down by 38k, making those two months a wash, not the miss this month.
    3 Apr 2013, 08:53 AM Reply Like
  • sideline$
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    Totally bullish.
    3 Apr 2013, 08:53 AM Reply Like
  • Joe2922
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    Many think top is very near, others say buy buy buy every dip.
    Stock Market Top Is In - Not So Fast!
    Proprietary charts, comments:
    http://bit.ly/WpVqYk
    3 Apr 2013, 08:55 AM Reply Like
  • Financehulligan
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    I say like the Euro-Group leader. Avoid risk !! I.e. do not own shares, and less do not buy any shares at this Point.
    3 Apr 2013, 10:24 AM Reply Like
  • al roman
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    Today looks a bit defensive and positional.
    3 Apr 2013, 09:08 AM Reply Like
  • mrdirt
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    what's the point in economic data? it's all good news even if it's bad!
    3 Apr 2013, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • nafar
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    One thing is commendable that employment remains positive whatever economist or critics say. GDP of recession level crossed with lesser employment level. Is it not great.
    3 Apr 2013, 11:47 AM Reply Like
  • Financehulligan
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    Why ??? http://bit.ly/10qSYUD

     

    The former France actor Gerard Depardieu own an apartment in the skyscraper
    3 Apr 2013, 12:43 PM Reply Like
  • David White
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    Remember the CBO said we would lose 750,000 jobs due to the sequester. That hasn't even started yet as the sequester will be slow to go into effect.
    3 Apr 2013, 04:10 PM Reply Like
  • nafar
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    People are crying wolf, wolf so that investors with weak heart sells stocks and those big investors then can buy at lows. Just look at one thing - employment figures should do not go down.
    4 Apr 2013, 07:51 PM Reply Like
  • David White
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    nafar:
    Did you see the nonfarm payrolls jobs# of 88,000 Friday? Did you see the bad misses on Initial Claims the last two weeks?
    6 Apr 2013, 09:59 AM Reply Like
  • nafar
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    Hi DavidYes i saw the figures and then i commented. In the past 12 months the employment growth was less by 100K in 2 months. Our country has surpassed the Production of good and services that was at prior to recession with lesser employment thereby increasing productivity per employed figure. Its the private sector which is using employees more efficiently than before to get the same output with reduced employees. Had the efficiency remained same, there would be full absorption of employees at present and [people would be applauding. I am 100% convinced that so far employment growth is there the economy is moving up. Remember at pre recession levels there were no major head winds facing the country - European growth and BRIC countries were booming then. We have to see everything in context to begin appreciating what we have achieved so far. Thanks for your comments for letting me think more on this subject.
    7 Apr 2013, 08:54 AM Reply Like
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