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New York Times

Wages Rise as US Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
New York Times
Is the American worker finally getting a raise? After years of scant real gains despite steadily falling unemployment and healthy hiring, wages picked up significantly last month, a sign the job market could be tightening enough to force companies to ...
Unemployment May Be Dropping, But It's Still Twice As High For BlacksNPR
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWashington Post
US labor market on solid ground as jobless rate hits eight-year lowReuters
Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY
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03:48pm Fri, February 05, 2016


Global stocks fall after US jobs report muddles Fed outlook
NEW YORK Global stock markets slumped and the U.S. dollar rallied on Friday after a key U.S. jobs report painted a mixed picture of the labor market and left investors with a muddled view on interest rate hike prospects. Oil prices dipped, ending the ...
Conflicting Economic Indicators Challenge Fed's Policy MakersNew York Times
Job Market Leaves Fed in LimboNasdaq
Will Fed Throw in Towel? Bond Traders Not So Certain After Jobs ReportWall Street Journal (blog)
Chicago Tribune -Seeking Alpha -EconoTimes
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03:34pm Fri, February 05, 2016

Chicago Sun-Times

Chinese-led investors plan to buy Chicago Stock Exchange
Chicago Sun-Times
The Chicago Stock Exchange is being bought by an investor group led by a Chinese company. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year, but first needs approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission/. | M. Spencer ...
Obscure Chinese Firm Dives Into $22 Trillion U.S. MarketBloomberg
China group to buy Chicago Stock ExchangeCNNMoney
Chinese-led investors to buy Chicago Stock ExchangeSalt Lake Tribune
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05:29pm Fri, February 05, 2016


Technology rout pushes Nasdaq to lowest close since 2014
The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names like Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook led another broad rout on Wall Street Friday, closing at its lowest level since October 2014. Many stocks that had led on the way up in 2015 led the way ...
Tech shares plunge as investors flee from high valuationsThe Seattle Times
Technology sell-off leads a rout in the NasdaqWashington Post
US stocks plunge as NASDAQ crashes 3%, amid massive tech
USA TODAY -MarketWatch
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05:43pm Fri, February 05, 2016

Washington Post

Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappoints
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Technology stocks fell especially hard, and shares of LinkedIn had their worst day ...
Tech Sector Leads Stock SelloffWall Street Journal
Stocks move solidly lower following weak jobs
U.S. Stocks TumbleNasdaq

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06:26pm Fri, February 05, 2016


Oil falls in volatile trade ahead of key oil producer meeting
NEW YORK Oil prices ended the week lower in choppy trading on Friday, snapping two weeks of gains, as a frenzy of speculation about a possible deal between top oil producers clashed with concerns about a growing supply glut. After a volatile week's ...
Russia Calls Saudi Arabia's Oil Supply Cut Bluff - Saudis FoldSeeking Alpha
One Sentence Sums Up Venezuela's INSANE Economic CollapseDaily Caller
OPEC's Breaking PointEnergy and Capital

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04:47pm Fri, February 05, 2016

H-E-B issues voluntary recall for ice cream flavor
Another Texas brand issued an ice cream recall, this time on a much smaller scale. H-E-B issued a voluntary recall for one of its Creamy Creations flavors: Caramel Pecan Turtle. The San Antonio-based grocery said there's a “possible presence of wood ...
Texas, We're Almost Out Of Ice CreamTexas Monthly (subscription)
HEB recalls Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice CreamAllentown Morning Call
HEB Recalls Ice Cream Over Possible Wood SliversCBS Local
Wilson County News
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04:46pm Fri, February 05, 2016

The Seattle Times

US productivity fell at sharp 3 percent rate in Q4
The Seattle Times
FILE – In this March 25, 2015, file photo, Willard Fenton-Miller polishes a Heritage guitar at a factory in Kalamazoo, Mich. On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, the Labor Department issues... (Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP) More ...

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08:26am Thu, February 04, 2016


Medicaid across US a matter of when, not if, says federal health chief
The 4 million new people who signed up for insurance on the federal exchange for 2016 are one of several signs the open enrollment period that ended Sunday was a success, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Friday ...
HHS head: Immigration reform would help reach universal health coverageThe Hill
Who Hates Obamacare?New York Times
Kitsap Sun -Forbes -Washington Post
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04:25pm Fri, February 05, 2016

Los Angeles Times

Wary response to report of Mattel, Hasbro merger
Los Angeles Times
A report that Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. might seek a bigger toy box via a merger drew a cautious response Friday from investors and industry analysts. Stock prices for the nation's two largest toy makers fell after the companies declined to comment ...
Too Many Toys? Mattel-Hasbro Fate Rides on Antitrust MathBloomberg
Barbie Has A Suitor, But Parent Mattel Won't Likely ApproveSeeking Alpha
Get Ready for a Mattel, Inc. and Hasbro, Inc. Merger (MAT HAS)
TechnoBuffalo -Bidness ETC
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07:26pm Fri, February 05, 2016