U.S. Private Sector Has Strong Job Growth in May, ADP Says

The numbers: U.S. private sector payrolls rose by 278,000 in May, according to the payroll services firm ADP on Thursday.

Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a gain of 180,000 private sector jobs.

Key details: The goods sector added 110,000 jobs in May, while the services sector added 168,000 workers.

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