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Mark Vickery

Unemployment Rate 4.2%, Jobs Strangely Low

210K total nonfarm jobs were filled last month in the U.S. -- well off expectations for around 550K.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Stay Low on Seasonality

Initial Jobless Claims bumped up higher, to 222K from a downwardly revised 194K the previous week.

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Bryan Hayes

Profit Off the Recruiting Boom With These 3 Zacks #1 Ranked Stocks

Staffing Firms Look to Continue Outperformance in 2022

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Mark Vickery

ADP Jobs 534K, Better than Expected; Markets Up

Any month that can register half a million jobs (6 million for a full year) is a good one for the U.S. labor market.

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Mark Vickery

ADP: 571K New Private-Sector Jobs, Better than Expected

571K new private-sector jobs in October surpassed the analyst estimate of 398K by a ton.

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Mark Vickery

Best Single Trading Day in Months for Dow, Nasdaq, S&P

The indexes had been trying to turn around a steep drop to the start of the week, and finally managed on Thursday.

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Mark Vickery

Markets Still Seeking Equilibrium

Markets fought bravely into the green following a soft open to start a new trading week, only to slide to session lows right at the close.

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Mark Vickery

Jobs Numbers Disappoint to +194K, Unemployment 4.8%

The BLS came out with another disappointing headline: 194K, less than half the 500K analysts had been expecting. On the other hand, the Unemployment Rate dropped to 4.8%.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Sink to 326K as Delta-Variant Fades

This morning¿¿¿s weekly Initial Jobless Claims numbers fell back toward a post-Covid low of 326K.

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Mark Vickery

ADP 568K - Better than Expected, Jobs Growth Back on Track

568K new jobs were created in the private sector during the month of September, better than expectations of 425K and the previous month's downwardly revised 340K.

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Mark Vickery

Market Bounce-back Endures; ADP Numbers On Deck

The Dow finished +0.92%, +313 points (although it had been 400+ points at session highs), the S&P 500 reached +1.05%, the Nasdaq +1.25% and the small-cap Russell 200 +0.50%.

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John Blank

Nonfarm Payrolls to Steal the Thunder? Global Week Ahead

It's been quite a ride over the past three months: in Chinese market falls, spiraling energy, shipping and commodity costs, and the clearest signs yet that central banks are starting to turn off the money taps.

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Mark Vickery

Topsy-Turvy Stock Markets to Start a New Week

After 1% gains on Friday, which followed -2% losses for the full week, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all selling off again early Monday.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Still Bouncing Off Cycle Lows: 362K, 2.8M

New Initial Jobless Claims are out this morning, and for the third week in a row they are notably higher.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Rebound; Retail Sales, Philly Fed Surprise Up

While new jobless claims bounced off post-Covid lows, Retail Sales swung to a positive and Philly Fed got well ahead of estimates.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Hit New Covid Lows, ECB Cutting Back

We're at a fresh new post-pandemic low in new claims, to 310K, down 35K from the previous week.

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Kevin Cook

Bull of the Day: Paycom Software (PAYC)

Strong growth, and a Shark Tank investor, send this HCM cloud ninja to $500 and 30X sales

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Brian Bolan

Bull Of The Day: Stride (LRN)

This education company has some great growth and estimates keep moving higher.

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Mark Vickery

S&P, Nasdaq to Open at Fresh Record Highs

Economic reports of varying results have not muted pre-market indexes this morning.

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Mark Vickery

BLS Jobs: 559K -- "Good" Reopening, Not "Great"

The Unemployment Rate, however, tumbled 30 basis points month over month to 5.8% -- the first five-handle of the pandemic era.

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Mark Vickery

April Jobs Disappoint at 266K; Unemployment Up to 6.1%

266K new jobs were created in the month of April, well below forecasts of 900K-1 million.

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Mark Vickery

Jobless Claims Drop to 498K, Q1 Productivity +5.4%

After three weeks in the mid-to-high 500Ks, new jobless claims have dropped to a 4-handle.

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Brian Bolan

Bull Of The Day: Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN)

This medical staffing firm is going to benefit from the dramatic rise in healthcare salaries

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Mark Vickery

ADP Posts 365K New Jobs, Half the Previous Month

365K new private-sector jobs in October is the lowest total we've seen since this past July, well below the roughly 600K analysts were looking for.

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Mark Vickery

Markets Close in the Green Yet Again, Jobs Numbers on Deck

We see the all-important non-farm payroll report Friday morning, whereby 800K new jobs are estimated to have been created in the month of September.

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