foxbusiness). Because government payrolls have been shrinking, the ADP report suggests close to 200,000 nonfarm payroll jobs were added in January, calculates the blog Calculatedrisk (calculatedriskblog).
drivebycuriosity). The 18 retailers that reported same-store-sales posted an average 6.4% year over year growth, the best performance since June. The gains on the job market suggest that the growth of the retail sector will continue in the coming months in spite of the high gasoline prices.