Via a Goldman Sachs note issued on Tuesday following better factory orders data and in line job openings.

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GS comments:


  • Factory orders increased by 1.4% in February, above expectations, while growth in January was revised down slightly
  • Job openings increased were little changed at 8,756k in February, broadly in line with expectations. Job openings have remained stable in recent months.
  • After incorporating today's JOLTS data. our jobs-workers gap based on the JOLTS, Indeed, and LinkUp measures of job openings stands at 2.0mn in March.

GS note further that the Factory orders +1.4% m/m result was above their expected +0.7%

  • And on JOLTS job openings 8,756k for February vs. their estimate at 8,650k

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