Payroll giant ADP reported that hiring in the financial activities sector increased by 9,000 in October.

The ADP National Employment Report found that the private sector added 158,000 jobs in October, including 9,000 jobs in financial activities. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the private and public sectors together added 171,000 jobs in October, with the unemployment rate inching up a tenth of a percent to 7.9 percent.

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