Thomson ReutersOctober 30, 2013 09:32
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. nonfarm payrolls for October could come in around 100,000, Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, said on Wednesday.
In addition, the unemployment rate could also rise, perhaps to around 7.4 percent from the current 7.2 percent, he said.
The U.S. Labor Department's report on nonfarm payrolls is slated for released on November 8. Economists in a Reuters poll expect an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent and a payrolls increase of 130,000.