3 Trades I'm Making Off the Jobs Report, And How the Numbers Will Affect the Fed

Although the markets are much more focused on the brewing trade war, Friday's employment report had a lot to digest. Here are my thoughts along with some trade ideas.

What a difference a month makes!

This is the peril of reading too much into any given month's job report. In March, Non-Farm Payrolls increased by a measly 103,000, over 80,000 less than economists were expecting and over 200,000 less than February. Of course, that February number was a blowout on the other side, posting a 313,000 gain. So, basically we got about 200,000 job gains on average over the last two months, and we should probably just ignore the weird variation over the period....698 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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