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3 Apr 2024


1. The U.S. economy added a higher-than-expected 184,000 jobs in March, as per ADP, easily beating forecasts for +148,000. 2. The number of monthly job gains was the highest in eight months (July 2023) 3. February number was also revised upwards. 4. Wage growth accelerated for those who changed jobs, rising +10% from a year earlier. Key Takeaway: The pickup in jobs growth supports the case that the labor market remains strong, and the economy continues to hold up better than expected. The ADP report does not point to imminent Fed rate cuts as markets continue to push back the timing of the first move. Source: Jesse Cohen, Trading Economics

12 Feb 2024

In an US election year, the spread between “Job Creation” and job “approval rating on the economy” has NEVER been wider...

Source: Mohamed A. El-Erian


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