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Wall St falls as jobs data fans higher rate fears

  • February 03, 2023 07:49 AM PST | Reuters
 Wall St falls as jobs data fans higher rate fears

By Shreyashi Sanyal and Johann M Cherian (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday after data showed the economy added jobs at a rapid pace last month, feeding into fears that the

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WRAPUP 3-U.S. job growth powers ahead; unemployment rate at 3.4%

WRAPUP 3-U.S. job growth powers ahead; unemployment rate at 3.4%

  • February 03, 2023 07:04 AM PST | Reuters

(Updates with report) * Nonfarm payrolls increase 517,000 in January * Unemployment rate at 3.4% compared to 3.5% in December * Average hourly earnings rise 0.3%; up 4.4% year-on-year By Lucia

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Gold dips as robust U.S. jobs data stokes hawkish Fed fears

Gold dips as robust U.S. jobs data stokes hawkish Fed fears

  • February 03, 2023 06:58 AM PST | Reuters

By Seher Dareen (Reuters) - Gold prices dropped to a three-week low on Friday after solid U.S. non-farm payrolls data raised fears that the Federal Reserve could keep hiking interest rates. Spot gold

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TREASURIES-Yields jump after stronger jobs report than expected

TREASURIES-Yields jump after stronger jobs report than expected

  • February 03, 2023 06:46 AM PST | Reuters

By David Randall NEW YORK, Feb 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields jumped higher on Friday after a report that showed job growth surged in January, further complicating the Federal Reserve's attempts

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3M Co Says Certain Plaintiffs In Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 Litigation Filed Motion To Dismiss Aearo's Bankruptcy Filing In Indianapolis

3M Co Says Certain Plaintiffs In Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 Litigation Filed Motion To Dismiss Aearo's Bankruptcy Filing In Indianapolis

  • February 03, 2023 06:43 AM PST | Reuters

Feb 3 (Reuters) - 3M Co: * 3M CO - CERTAIN PLAINTIFFS IN COMBAT ARMS EARPLUGS VERSION 2 LITIGATION FILED MOTION TO DISMISS AEARO'S BANKRUPTCY FILING IN INDIANAPOLIS * 3M - CO, AEARO INTEND TO CONTINUE

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Wall St tumbles at open as jobs data fans higher rate worries

Wall St tumbles at open as jobs data fans higher rate worries

  • February 03, 2023 06:33 AM PST | Reuters

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday after data showed the economy added jobs at a rapid pace last month, feeding into fears that the Federal Reserve could keep interest rates

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Wall St set to tumble at open as jobs data fans higher rate worries

Wall St set to tumble at open as jobs data fans higher rate worries

  • February 03, 2023 06:20 AM PST | Reuters

By Shubham Batra, Shreyashi Sanyal and Johann M Cherian (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were set to open lower on Friday after data showed the economy added jobs at a rapid pace last month,

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Fed seen likely to lift rates above 5% after strong jobs report

Fed seen likely to lift rates above 5% after strong jobs report

  • February 03, 2023 06:14 AM PST | Reuters

(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is likely to deliver at least two more interest-rate hikes, taking the benchmark rate to above 5%, before monetary policy will be sufficiently restrictive to bridle an

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Fed seen likely to lift rates above 5% after strong jobs report

Fed seen likely to lift rates above 5% after strong jobs report

  • February 03, 2023 06:12 AM PST | Reuters

(Adds comment, updates markets) Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is likely to deliver at least two more interest-rate hikes, taking the benchmark rate to above 5%, before monetary policy will be

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Activision Blizzard to pay $35mln to settle workplace charges, U.S. SEC says

Activision Blizzard to pay $35mln to settle workplace charges, U.S. SEC says

  • February 03, 2023 06:12 AM PST | Reuters

WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard has agreed to pay $35 million to settle allegations over its handling of workplace complaints and violations of whistleblower protection rules, U.S.

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TABLE-U.S. Jan nonfarm payrolls data

TABLE-U.S. Jan nonfarm payrolls data

  • February 03, 2023 05:57 AM PST | Reuters

Feb 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Labor Department seasonally adjusted jobs data. In 1,000s, Change Jan Dec Nov in Non-farm Payrolls 517 260 290 Jobless Rate (Pct) 3.4 3.5 3.6 Labor Participation Rate (Pct) 62.4

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