Payrolls show surprisingly powerful gain of 467,000 in January despite omicron surge

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Nonfarm payrolls rose 467,000 in January, well ahead of the 150,000 Wall Street estimate. Leisure and hospitality led the gains, while professional and business services and retail also posted big numbers. Wages surged, rising 0.7% for the month and 5.7% for the year. Massive revisions juiced up the November and December totals by 709,000. “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men “Colossians 3:23   Payrolls rose far

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