Non-Farm Payrolls Crew By 146,000

Hume, Lynn
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/7/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32065, p2
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Labor Department. As per the data, non-farm payrolls have increased by 146,000 to almost 132.6 million in January 2005, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.2%. The increase in payrolls followed the December 2004 downwardly revised 133,000 hike in payroll.


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