Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 2, 2020.
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ADP data disappoints
ADP reported Wednesday that private payrolls in the U.S. increased by just 167,000 in July. That’s well below a Dow Jones estimate of 1 million and represents a tumble from the 4.314 million added in June. The ADP report is seen as a preview to the government’s monthly jobs report, which is forecast to show a gain of more than 1.2 million jobs.
What happens next?
Weekly jobless claims data are set for release Thursday along with Uber earnings.
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