A June Jump in Jobs?

Initial jobless claims have been lean, and private-sector employment has surged. Expect solid job-market gains, says Action Economics

The U.S. government's June employment report, scheduled for release July 7, could pack quite a surprise for forecasters. We at Action Economics expect the report's headline nonfarm payrolls number to post a 230,000 gain, following the subpar 75,000 increase in May.

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