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Comments on January Employment Report

The headline jobs number was above consensus expectations at 200 thousand, however the previously two months were revised down a combined 24 thousand. Overall this was a strong report, with a nice pickup in wage growth.Earlier: January Employment Report: 200,000 Jobs Added, 4.1% Unemployment RateIn January, the year-over-year employment change was 2.114 million jobs. This has been generally trending down, but is still solid year-over-year growth.
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