What is ADP National Report & ISM Service Index?

April 4th, 2017

DEFINITION of 'ADP National Employment Report'

A report that measures levels of non-farm private employment. The ADP National Employment Report is based on payroll data from over half of ADP's U.S. business clients. The data represents about 24 million employees from all 19 of the major North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) private industrial sectors.


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What is the 'ISM Non-Manufacturing Index' (ISM Service Index)

ISM Non-manufacturing Index is an index based on surveys of more than 400 non-manufacturing firms' purchasing and supply executives, within 60 sectors across the nation, by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). The ISM Non-Manufacturing Index tracks economic data, like the ISM Non-Manufacturing Business Activity Index. A composite diffusion index is created based on the data from these surveys, that monitors economic conditions of the nation.

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Below is what the market expects, what happened,what was previously reported and markets imediate reaction:

 Wednesday, April 5, 2017     
2:00 PMFOMC Minutes3/15nananaHigh
10:00 AMISM Service IndexMar5755.257.6Moderate
8:15 AMADP National Employment ReportMar175k263K298KHigh


Wed, Apr 05 2:05 PM Fed's balance sheet reduction text sends Bond prices lower. Alert To Lock!
Wed, Apr 05 2:03 PM Fed minutes reveal that most members support balance sheet reduction in 2017
Wed, Apr 05 10:23 AM Dow now up nearly 200 points, but MBS trade near unchanged.
Wed, Apr 05 10:02 AM The March ISM Service Index 55.2 vs 57.0 expected and down from 57.6 in February.

9:00 AM  3.5% Fannie Mae 30-yr coupon down 6  bp at a price of 102.50 down 9 bp when rates were set yesterday at 10:00 am Open 102.56 High 102.59 Low 102.44

Wed, Apr 05 8:18 AM MBS edge lower after the better-than-expected ADP data.
Wed, Apr 05 8:17 AM February ADP data revised lower to 245K from 298K.
Wed, Apr 05 8:15 AM ADP reports that there were 263K private jobs created in March, well above the 175K expected.



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