U.S. economy


U.S. private sector gains shape to 154,000 September jobs

PUBLISHED Wed, October 05, 2016 - 10:45am EDT

A report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday, U.S. private employers added 154,000 jobs in September, below economists' expectations. With estimates for the gain ranging from 140,000 to 181,000, economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 166,000 jobs. Down to 175,000 from an originally reported 177,000 increase, private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised. The report is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics.

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