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U.S. private sector adds 192,000 jobs in January: ADP

Job seekers listen to a social media expert during a job fair in New York, Jan. 10, 2013. Private-sector employers added 192,000 jobs in January, more than economists were expecting, in a sign of growth in the labor market, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

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U.S. private employers added 192,000 jobs in January, more than economists were expecting, in a sign of growth in the labour market, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 165,000 jobs. December's private payrolls were revised down to an increase of 185,000 from the previously reported 215,000.

The report is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics.

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