Hiring by Private Firms Slows in March

Roseland, NJ, April 3, 2013 -- Hiring by private employers slowed in March, according to the ADP Employment report.

Private firms added 158,000 jobs, ADP said.

The consensus forecast from Briefing.com was 197,000 jobs, and was a decline from February's job growth, which was revised upwards to 237,000.