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ADP: U.S. gained 192,000 jobs in January

ADP, a generally very reliable predictor of job numbers, thinks we're gaining jobs at a decent clip. Should we believe them?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 30, 2013

ADP: Happy New Year! We gained 215,000 jobs in December.

According to a report from ADP, we gained over 200,000 jobs last month. Here's why you should believe them.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 3, 2013

ADP: We gained 118,000 jobs in November. That’s really bad.

ADP is better at predicting final employment numbers than even the federal government. And its latest figures are bleak.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 5, 2012

ADP: We added 158,000 jobs in October

And note that the private payroll processing firm has a better track record than BLS, at least since the crisis hit.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 1, 2012

How one private forecaster is beating the government at tracking job growth

Private forecasters don't usually produce better data than the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But since the financial crisis hit, one forecaster has beaten the BLS on its own turf.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 9, 2012