February NFP Report +235,000 Beating Forecasts

I am starting this post just prior to the NFP release.  Here is the link to BLS for reference.  The median forecast by economist type people is +221,000 vs. the previous +227,000.

Okay, so now onto the report… 3, 2, 1… (click the graphic for the report):


Here are the usual suspects doing the heavy lifting, but look at manufacturing getting a bump this time.  Trumponomics at work!  For now, at least.


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