Jobs set new high of 9.3 million as economic reopens
Job postings in April hit a new record, with 9.3 million vacancies coming as the economy quickly recovered from its pandemic depths.
The standard set in April was well above the 8.3 million in March which was itself a new series high dating back to 2000 for the survey of job openings and labor turnover. of the labor department.
Federal Reserve policymakers are watching the JOLTS numbers closely for signs of a slowing labor market, despite being a month behind on the more widely publicized non-farm payroll tally.
Markets were looking for a JOLTS number of around 8.18 million, according to FactSet.
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