JOLTS job openings 5743K vs 5650K expected

February 2017 US JOLTS highlights
– Prior was 5626K
– Quits rate at 2.1% vs 2.2% prior
– Hires 5314K vs 5424K prior
– Separations 5071K vs 5247K prior
From the BLS: Job openings increased in a number of industries, with the largest
changes occurring in health care and social assistance (+73,000), accommodation and food services
(+66,000), and finance and insurance (+47,000). Job openings decreased in real estate and rental and
leasing (-63,000) and mining and logging (-7,000).