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Kensho Stats: How to trade the jobs report

A Cummins employee installs a wiring harness at the company's engine plant in Walesboro, Ind.
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A Cummins employee installs a wiring harness at the company's engine plant in Walesboro, Ind.

The jobs report Friday missed expectations. How can investors trade the number using history as a guide?

The U.S. economy created 160,000 jobs in April versus the Wall Street consensus of 202,000. Using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, CNBC Pro screened for which securities did well over the past decade on the day when the nonfarm payrolls figure missed or beat estimates significantly.


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