• Prior reading was +114K (revised to +148K)
  • Unemployment rate 7.9%, as expected (prior was 7.8%)
  • Participation rate at 63.8% vs 63.6% prior
  • Private payrolls +184K vs +125K exp
  • Manufacturing +13K vs -4K exp
  • Government -13K
  • Average work week 34.4 hours vs 34.5 hours exp

Sold report and fits in with better US data recently. Job gains were in the private sector and revisions were higher.