LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION STAYS AT 63%

The February jobs report is out.

The labour force participation rate came in at 63%, the same print as last month.

Our Joe Weisenthal summed up the three biggest points — the payrolls number was solid, the unemployment rate ticked up (giving the Fed some slack), and average hourly earnings posted a big gain.

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