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News of hiring pushes down bond prices as traders anticipate a move from the Federal Reserve

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:42am
A strong jobs report knocked U.S. government bond and stock prices down as investors bet that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates later this year.
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U.S. Stocks Dip As Jobs Report Stirs Rate Worries

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:38am
U.S. stocks switched between trading flat and slightly lower Friday after the monthly jobs report's headline number topped expectations.
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Wall Street Wavers After May Jobs Report

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:30am
U.S. equity markets were choppy in mid-afternoon action Friday after Labor Department data showed job growth rose more than expected in May and wages picked up, a sign of momentum for the American economy.
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Utilities Stocks Fall After Jobs Data Prompts Spike In Treasury Yields

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:29am
Utilities stocks are trading broadly lower early Friday, as a spike up in Treasury yields following a strong May jobs report has taken some of the shine off sector known for its relatively-high dividend yields.
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Financial Stocks Broadly Higher After Strong Jobs Data Fuel Rate Hike Hopes

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:02am
Financial stocks traded broadly higher Friday, after a stronger-than-expected May jobs report fueled hopes that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner rather than later.
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Chipotle's Stock Price Target Cut At Wedbush Amid Same-store Sales Growth Concerns

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:33am
The 12-month price target for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s stock was slashed to $620 on Friday, which is just 1.3% above current levels, from $665 at Wedbush Securities, which cited concerns that same-store sales may disappoint.
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May Jobs Report Suprises to the Upside

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:30am
The U.S. added 280,000 jobs in May, a solid number and well above expectations, but still not enough to offer much clarity to Federal Reserve policy makers mulling the timing of an interest rate hike.
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U.S. Hourly Wages Rise 0.3% In May, 2.3% In Past Year

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:30am
The average wage of American workers rose 0.3% in May to $24.96 a hour, pushing the increase over the past year up to its highest level since mid-2013.
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U.S. Adds 280,000 Jobs In May; Unemployment 5.5%

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:30am
The U.S. economy generated 280,000 new jobs in May - the biggest gain since the end of 2014 - as most industries added workers after a slowdown in hiring earlier in the year.
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Greece Postpones Payment to IMF

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:58am
Greece delayed repayment of an IMF loan on Friday and a deputy minister said the government might call snap elections if its creditors do not soften their terms, an option that an opinion poll showed four of ten Greeks support.
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OPEC Will Keep Oil Output Steady

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:31am
The Organization of the Petroleum Export Countries said Friday it will maintain its oil output ceiling, holding on to its plan to tolerate lower global oil prices in the interest of defending market share.
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OPEC Meets to Discuss Production Level

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:22am
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries began its meeting on Friday as questions swirled about whether it will continue its current oil-production levels or make a move to increase them.
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Liberty Global, Vodafone in 'Early' Asset Exchange Talks

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:19am
European cable provider Liberty Global and British telecommunications giant Vodafone are in the “early” stages of talks to exchange assets, sources close to the situation tell FOX Business.
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Cardinal Health To Buy The Harvard Drug Group For $1.115 Billion

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:12am
Cardinal Health Inc. said Friday it has agreed to buy privately-held generics company The Harvard Drug Group in a deal valued at $1.115 billion.
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JA Solar Receives Buyout Proposal From Its Chairman, CEO

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:12am
Shanghai-based solar products maker JA Solar Holdings Co. said on Friday it received a "going private" proposal from Chairman and Chief Executive Baofang Jin and Jinglong Group Co. that would value the company at about $489.1 million.
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Dow Chemical Defends CEO Liveris Against Improper Spending Accusations

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 6:12am
Dow Chemical Co. has defended its Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris after a report claimed he was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations of using company funds for personal benefit.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:56pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.1% (at break) ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.2% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.3% ; Mumbai (Sensex ) down 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.4% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Australia Stocks Seesaw, As Iron-ore Gain Helps Some Names

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 9:03pm
Australian stocks rolled back and forth between gains and losses early Friday, with the S&P/ASX 200 flat an hour into the session, as miners, financials and other key sectors traded mixed.
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Japan Stocks Trek Lower Ahead Of U.S. Jobs Data

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:36pm
Japanese stocks downshifted in early Friday trades, with a solid drop for Wall Street, a flat yen and general caution ahead of the May U.S. jobs report due later in the day all translated into a 0.4% loss for the Nikkei Average and a 0.6% pullback for the Topix .
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