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More Jobs = More Stock Gains

The rally continued Wednesday thanks to the ADP Employment report coming in at +198K jobs added. Well above the 173K consensus. Even better is that last month was revised up 23K jobs.

Certainly many investors will be waiting on the Government Employment Situation report this Friday for confirmation of these findings. However, that is foolish. I have been watching these two reports over many years. Plain and simple, the ADP report has been much more accurate (Not a shock to most of you who already know that a for-profit organization would do a better job than the government).

Speaking of our government, the House approved a 6 month stopgap spending bill to keep the government open to overspend through the end of the year. The only positive thing I can say about this, if it becomes law, is that it keeps DC out of the headlines for several months which is usually good for the stock market.

Next stop is 1565.

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