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A slight miss.
The Canadian jobs report came in with a 17.5K gain, just shy of the 20K analysts had expected.
Unemployment ticked up to 7.5%, contra expectations that it would stay flat at 7.4%.
ORIGINAL POST: A little appetizer to get you excited for today’s jobs report.
Canadian unemployment/labour data comes out at 7:00 AM ET.
Analysts expect 20K new jobs, a reversal from the loss of -18.6K last month.
The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 7.4%.
We’ll have the number here LIVE in a few minutes.