Source - SMW
The US private sector added 154,000 jobs in September, according to the latest ADP employment report. This was down from 177,000 in August and below forecasts of 166,000.

Small firms- those with 1-49 employees - added  34,000 jobs; midsized companies (50-499 employees) added 56,000 and large companies (500 or more employees) added 64,000.