Business Outlook: THE WEEK AHEAD
EMPLOYMENT Friday, Feb. 4, 8:30 a.m.
The MMS survey projects that nonfarm jobs grew by 188,000 in January, about the same as in December. The unemployment rate under the Labor Dept.'s new surveying process will probably stand at 6.9%. Using the old techniques, the jobless rate in January was probably 6.4%, unchanged from December.