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The numbers come amid what had been a strong year for jobs, with both January and February easily topping Wall Street's expectations.
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Despite the monthly the rise, the number was 2 percent lower than the total in March 2016.
A top U.S. Federal Reserve official says the central bank would likely move in a measured way after it decides to reduce its large bond holdings.
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Plans by the U.S. Federal Reserve to pare back its balance sheet should not be seen as a surprise with a reshuffle at the central bank likely in 2018, Goldman Sachs' chief economist has told CNBC Thursday.
The revelation came Wednesday from a summary of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting held in March.
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Companies added 263,000 jobs for the month, according to ADP and Moody's Analytics. That was well above the 185,000 estimate.
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Mr. Trump’s portrayal of trade deficits entails crucial departures from economic reality, New York Times reports.
"There needs to be a more level playing field," Gary Locke tells CNBC.
The majority of respondents’ comments indicate a positive outlook on business conditions and the overall economy, the group said.
The Fed's Tarullo tells CNBC the robust March job growth at American companies provides more confirmation of the "solid trend" of strength in employment.
The report says seasonally adjusted hiring in March was 0.9 percent lower than in February.
The Commerce Department announced factory orders increased 1 percent in February after a 1.5 percent gain in January.
The U.S. trade deficit declined sharply as imports from China fell by a record amount and American exports rose.