Last Friday financial markets were closed for Good Friday, butthe news wasn't so good.

The Labor Department reported that there was a sharpdeceleration in hiring last month dampening expectations that all'swell. The good news was that the stock market was shuttered so itcould not respond to a job market that ended a yearlong run ofstrong job growth.

I am not sure how to assess the anemic job growth since we areexperiencing a post-recovery high on the real estate recruitingfront. Stay tuned!

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