ADP Employment Report Shows 198,000 Jobs for February 2013

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report shows a gained of 198,000 private sector jobs for February 2013.  ADP January's reported 192,000 job gains were significantly revised upward by 23,000 to 215 thousand.  Trade, transportation and utilities was the big winner with 43,000 private sector jobs gained  This report does not include government, or public jobs.


Suddenly 647,000 More Jobs Appear in the January Employment Report

The December to January BLS employment report is always a strange beast.  Yet this year we magically have gained 647,000 jobs which previously did not exist.  Below is the difference between the previously reported jobs in December to the payroll tally for January 2013.