The All Important Jobs Number

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - The non-farm payrolls are the most important economic data piece we get each month. And this month was strong with February nonfarm payrolls at 175K, ahead of expectations.  Check out some bizarre things that are happening in the economy right now. 

Not surprisingly, some weakness on retail. And this is with some weather impacts. But overall we are seeing some important trends -- could get even better as we enter spring.

--Written by Nicole Urken in New York.

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