October Jobs Report

#Jobs — After two months below, October was ABOVE expectations. Additionally, 235K were added in prior-month revisions.

Gain of +531,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. expected gain of 450K.
Unemployment at 4.6%, down by 0.2
U6 unemployment at 8.3%, down by 0.2
Labor force participation 61.6%, unchanged
Average hourly earnings up 0.4%, or 4.9% year over year

September jobs revised up by +118K to +312K
August jobs revised up by +117K to +483K