Robust US Employment Report Buoyed By Education and Health Services Jobs


[color=green][size=5][b]Jolts job openings 7.267 million v 7.018 million estimate
Prior month revised to 7.032M vs 7.024M previously reported

Hires remained steady at 5.8 million

Total separations including quids, layoffs, and discharged, and other separations was also little changed at 5.6 million versus last month. The separations rate came in at 3.7% in October versus 3.8% in September

Quit rate was unchanged at 2.3% in the layoffs and discharges rate was little changed at 1.2%. A total 3.5 .2 million people quit their jobs in October.

The largest increases in job openings levels were in retail trade (+125,000), finance and insurance (+56,000), and durable goods manufacturing (+50,000).

The largest decreases in job openings were in nondurable goods manufacturing (-36,000), information (-33,000), and arts, entertainment, and recreation (-26,000)