Feb. Employment Trends Index: +8% Y/Y to 101.7 vs. 100.1 in Jan. (revised from 100.5). The gains...

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Feb. Employment Trends Index: +8% Y/Y to 101.7 vs. 100.1 in Jan. (revised from 100.5). The gains in the Index suggest that "the pickup in jobs may accelerate in the next couple of quarters," The Conference Board says, but a shrinking government and stagnant construction sector will keep overall job growth "modest.”