Bitcoin Retreats to $30.6K as Blowout ADP Report Strengthens Fed Rate Hike Bets

The ADP report surprised markets in a big way to the upside, showing 497,000 private-sector jobs added in June, more than double the consensus forecast for 220,000. The data overshadowed a report by the Labor Department that showed modest labor market weakness, with first-time filings for jobless claims rising 248,000 last week, ahead of the forecast for 245,000.