The January 2018 Jobs Report was released by the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning, Friday, February 2, 2018. Job growth continued and the unemployment rate remained stable.
January reports (updated as new reports are published):
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Various prognosticators estimated that around 180,000 new jobs were created in January. That would be below the monthly average of 204,000 new jobs over the past three months.
Meanwhile, the payroll processor ADP estimated that we added 234,000 private sector jobs in January. ADP's estimates have been somewhat higher than the BLS numbers over the last few months.