Jobs report

How many jobs were REALLY created in August?

Last week there were two very divergent estimates of the number of new jobs created in August.  The most widely reported number came from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that estimated 96,000new jobs.  ADP National Employment Report reported that 201,000 new jobs were created.  Quite a large discrepancy and which…

More jobs, less unemployment…thank small businesses

243,000 more jobs in January.  Unemployment rate down to 8.3% from 8.5% last month.  All good news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ADP National Employment Report had a different number, 170,000, for new jobs in January for nonfarm private employment.  But the ADP’s analysis of where those jobs…