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MNI Survey of US Economic Forecasts: Nonfarm Payrolls

                           Feb 2     Feb 2     Feb 2     Feb 2  Feb 2
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                                                           Avg    Avg
                         Nonfarm   Private  Unemploy    Hourly   Work
                        Payrolls  Payrolls      Rate  Earnings   Week
Data For                     Jan       Jan       Jan       Jan    Jan
Denomination                   K         K         %         %    Hrs
Median Forecast **           185       183       4.1       0.2   34.5
High Forecast                230       230       4.1       0.3   34.5
Low Forecast                 160       160       4.0       0.1   34.4
Mean                         188       186       4.1       0.2   34.5
Standard Deviation            18        20       0.0       0.1    0.0
No. of Responses              20        10        20        15     10
Amherst Pierpont             170       165       4.1        NA     NA
Bank of the West             180        NA       4.0       0.2   34.5
BMO                          205        NA       4.1       0.3     NA
BNP Paribas                  230       230       4.0       0.2     NA
Capital Economics            200        NA       4.0       0.3   34.5
CIBC                         205        NA       4.1       0.3     NA
Comerica Bank                180        NA       4.0        NA     NA
Credit Suisse                165        NA       4.1       0.2     NA
Deutsche Bank                210       200       4.1       0.2   34.5
FT Advisors                  180       175       4.1       0.2   34.5
J.P. Morgan                  200        NA       4.0        NA   34.5
Jefferies Economics          200       195       4.0       0.2   34.5
Morgan Stanley               195        NA       4.0       0.3   34.4
Natwest                      165       160       4.1       0.1   34.5
Nomura                       205       200       4.0       0.3     NA
NTL Bank Canada              160        nA       4.1        NA     NA
RBC                          175       175       4.0        NA     NA
Stone McCarthy               174        NA       4.1       0.3     NA
UBS                          177       172       4.0       0.2   34.5
UMaryland                    190       190       4.1       0.2   34.5
** Note: The survey median is compiled solely from the forecasts listed above
and is not intended to represent a market consensus.
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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