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  • This Month's Employment Report

    The U.S. Employment Report provided some excitement this morning. Numbers are below:
     
    U.S. NOV NONFARM PAYROLLS +203,000 (CONSENSUS +180,000) VS OCT+200,000 (PREV +204,000), SEPT +175,000 (PREV +163,000)
    U.S. NOV JOBLESS RATE 7.0 PCT, LOWEST SINCE NOV 2008 (CONSENSUS 7.2 PCT) VS OCT 7.3 PCT (PREV 7.3 PCT)
    U.S. LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE 63.0 PCT IN NOV VS 62.8 PCT IN OCT
    U.S. NOV PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS +196,000 (CONS +180,000), OCT +214,000 (PREV +212,000)
    U.S. NOV GOVERNMENT JOBS +7,000 VS OCT -14,000 (PREV -8,000)
    U.S. NOV AVERAGE HOURLY EARNINGS ALL PRIVATE WORKERS +0.2 (CONS +0.2 PCT) VS OCT +0.1 PCT (PREV +0.1 PCT), TO $24.15 VS OCT $24.11; NOV YEAR-ON-YEAR EARNINGS +2.0 PCT
    U.S. NOV AVERAGE WORKWK ALL PRIVATE WORKERS 34.5 HRS (CONS 34.5 HRS) VS OCT 34.4 HRS (PREV 34.4 HRS), FACTORY 41.0 VS 40.9, OVERTIME 3.5 VS 3.4
    U.S. NOV FACTORY JOBS +27,000 (CONS. +10,000) VS OCT +16,000 (PREV +19,000)
    U.S. NOV GOODS-PRODUCING JOBS +44,000, CONSTRUCTION +17,000, PRIVATE SERVICE-PROVIDING JOBS +152,000, RETAIL +22,300
    U.S. NOV AGGREGATE WEEKLY HOURS INDEX FOR ALL PRIVATE WORKERS +0.5 PCT VS OCT +0.1 PCT
     
    Dec 6 2013