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U.S. ECONOMICS: March JOLTS Report Shows Job Openings Fall

The March Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTS) report showed job openings fell 111,000 in the month to 4,014,000 after climbing 251,000 to 4,125,000 in February (revised down from a 299,000 increase to 4,173,000). February openings were a six-year high.

Hirings slid 74,000 to 4,625,000 after February's 183,000 rebound to 4,699,000 (revised from 71,000 to 4,587,000). Quitters rose 1,000 to 2,476,000 following the 107,000 increase previously to 2,475,000 (revised from 2,382,000). Though dated, these figures are part of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's labor market watch list.

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