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Excuse Me, Miss?

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The monthly jobs report just came out, and let’s just say this economy ain’t exactly roaring. The past couple of months, estimates were beaten, but the latest news missed the estimate by a country mile.


Now, I’ve seen enough of these things to realize that whatever the immediate reaction is in the various markets isn’t necessarily how the day will run, but here’s what we’ve got so far………in the ES: