U.S. economy gained 296,000 private-sector jobs in April: ADP


The numbers: Private-sector employment jumped by 296,000 in April and hit a nine-month high, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday, in a sign the U.S. labor market is still going strong.

The increase in hiring was much larger than expected. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a gain of 133,000 private sector jobs.


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