Nonfarm Payrolls Rose 217K in May, Topping Consensus Estimates (SPY) (DIA) (QQQ)

June 6, 2014 8:30 AM EDT

(Updated - June 6, 2014 8:32 AM EDT)

May Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 217K vs 215K

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UPDATE - More from the press release:

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 217,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, health care and social assistance, food services and drinking places, and transportation and warehousing.

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