Private Employers Add 175,000 Jobs in January

ADP national employment report hiring
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By Dan Burns

NEW YORK -- U.S. private employers added 175,000 jobs in January, close to analysts' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed Wednesday.

Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 180,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from a low of 125,000 to a high of 210,000.

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