August Nonfarm Payrolls: -216,000 vs. consensus of -230K. July revised to -276K from -247K....

|By:, SA News Editor
August Nonfarm Payrolls: -216,000 vs. consensus of -230K. July revised to -276K from -247K. Unemployment 9.7% vs. consensus of 9.5%. Bottom line: Aug. was better than expected, but most of that came from the July revision. Unemployment was 0.2 points worse than expected.