There are issues that are basically in the House and Senate already.
The results, with the slowing job creation and forecast miss, weaken President-elect Donald Trump's argument that his election has brought hope to U.S. businesses and workers.
S&P Capital IQ has identified several potential stock losers for 2017 if Obamacare is repealed, including Tenet Healthcare and HCA Holdings.
The unemployment rate declined to 4.6%, the Labor Department says in its final jobs report before the Fed's Dec. 13 to 14 meeting. Economists had expected a rate of 4.9%.