Gallup’s Job Creation Index registered +19 in January, unchanged from the prior month. This score is a three-point improvement from January 2013 and is on par with the overall 2013 average of +20.
ADP’s January National Employment Report is out. The payroll-processing firm estimates 175,000 workers were hired by private-sector firms in January. Market economists were looking for a 185,000 estimate. The December estimate from ADP’s previous report was revised down to 227,000 from 238,000. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at ADP National Employment Report … Continue reading »