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TheStreet.com
Stocks Near Correction Again After Another Turbulent WeekNEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It's been two full weeks of big swings as volatility s
Stocks Near Correction Again After Another Turbulent Week
TheStreet.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It's been two full weeks of big swings as volatility showed no signs of letting up on Friday. The S&P 500 lost 1.5%, having fallen 9.7% from a May record and hovering on the brink of the 10% decline indicating a correction.... Read more
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Business Insider
STOCKS SLAMMED AFTER THE JOBS REPORTThe Dow dropped more than 300 points during the session, a 2% loss, and all its
STOCKS SLAMMED AFTER THE JOBS REPORT
Business Insider / Posted 52 minutes ago
The Dow dropped more than 300 points during the session, a 2% loss, and all its components were in the red. The major indexes have closed down about 3% for the week. First, the scoreboard: S&P 500: 1,919.71, -31.42, (-1.61%) Nasdaq: 4,679.19,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate fallsThe report sent mixed messages to Federal Reserve policymakers, who are trying
U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls
SaukValley.com / Posted an hour ago
The report sent mixed messages to Federal Reserve policymakers, who are trying to decide if the labor market and, more broadly, the economy are strong enough to handle the first increase in a key interest rate since 2006. The low headline number was... Read more
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Providence Business News
Stocks slide with emerging currencies as jobs cloud rate caseNEW YORK - Investors who woke up expecting clarity on interest rates or the str
Stocks slide with emerging currencies as jobs cloud rate case
Providence Business News / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW YORK - Investors who woke up expecting clarity on interest rates or the strength of the U.S. economy got neither. Stocks fell with emerging-market currencies and commodities after data showed the U.S. economy added fewer jobs than expected even... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks Plumb New Lows in Volatile End to WeekNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's been two full weeks of big swings and the volatili
Stocks Plumb New Lows in Volatile End to Week
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It's been two full weeks of big swings and the volatility showed no signs of coming to an end on Friday. Stocks plumbed new lows by mid-afternoon as the debate over when the Federal Reserve might hike interest rates... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks Lower in Volatile Session as Fed Rate Hike Debate IntensifiesNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks remained near lows by midday Friday as the debat
Stocks Lower in Volatile Session as Fed Rate Hike Debate Intensifies
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks remained near lows by midday Friday as the debate over when the Federal Reserve might hike interest rates intensified following a mixed jobs report. The S&P 500 was down 1.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percentJob growth unexpectedly slowed last month to a modest 173,000, but the unemploy
U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Job growth unexpectedly slowed last month to a modest 173,000, but the unemployment rate fell to a post-Great Recession low and average wages posted their biggest gain since January, the Labor Department said Friday. The report sent mixed messages... Read more
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Reuters
Muddled U.S. jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching marketsThe Federal Reserve building in Washington September 1, 2015. NEW YORK/RICHMON
Muddled U.S. jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching markets
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
The Federal Reserve building in Washington September 1, 2015. NEW YORK/RICHMOND, Va. The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Fed's Lacker Makes Case For Higher Rates; Google Turns 17 U.S. stocks extended heavy losses as investors digested a mixed August jobs r
Fed's Lacker Makes Case For Higher Rates; Google Turns 17
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 hours ago
U.S. stocks extended heavy losses as investors digested a mixed August jobs report: on the one hand, the number of jobs added to U.S. payrolls fell short of forecasts. On the other, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Muddled US jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching marketsNEW YORK/RICHMOND, Va.: The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good o
Muddled US jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching markets
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW YORK/RICHMOND, Va.: The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the decision hanging on volatility in financial markets over the... Read more
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Business Spectator
Strong case to hike: Fed's LackerThe case is strong for the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates,
Strong case to hike: Fed's Lacker
Business Spectator / Posted 5 hours ago
The case is strong for the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker said, and he suggested he might cast a dissenting vote if the Fed keeps rates pinned near zero later this... Read more
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Business Spectator
Mixed jobs picture for Fed rate callUS employment growth slowed in August but the jobless rate fell to the lowest l
Mixed jobs picture for Fed rate call
Business Spectator / Posted 5 hours ago
US employment growth slowed in August but the jobless rate fell to the lowest level since 2008, a mixed labour-market reading less than two weeks before a crucial Federal Reserve meeting. Nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 173,000 in... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks Trade Near Lows After Mixed Jobs ReportNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks hovered near lows by mid-morning Friday as inves
Stocks Trade Near Lows After Mixed Jobs Report
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks hovered near lows by mid-morning Friday as investors digested a mixed jobs report -- data that showed the U.S. added far fewer jobs than expected in August, while hourly wages rose and the unemployment rate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wall St. opens lower as investors assess jobs dataREUTERS: Wall Street opened lower on Friday as investors assessed August jobs d
Wall St. opens lower as investors assess jobs data
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
REUTERS: Wall Street opened lower on Friday as investors assessed August jobs data, which showed that fewer-than-expected jobs were added to the economy even as unemployment rate dropped to its lowest in more than seven years. Non farm payrolls... Read more
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Market Watch
Jobs data make September Fed hike a bit more likely, economists sayU.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have to put on her glasses to revi
Jobs data make September Fed hike a bit more likely, economists say
Market Watch / Posted 6 hours ago
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have to put on her glasses to review the incoming data. The August employment report doesn’t seal the deal for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in just under two weeks, but it makes a move a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks Extend Heavy Losses on Mixed Jobs ReportNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks extended heavy losses shortly after market open
Stocks Extend Heavy Losses on Mixed Jobs Report
TheStreet.com / Posted 6 hours ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks extended heavy losses shortly after market open on Friday as investors digested a mixed jobs report -- data that showed the U.S. added far fewer jobs than expected in August, while hourly wages rose and the unemployment... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed's Lacker: Jobs data 'good,' doesn't change outlook for rate hikesRICHMOND, Va.: A top Federal Reserve policymaker said data released on Friday o
Fed's Lacker: Jobs data 'good,' doesn't change outlook for rate hikes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va.: A top Federal Reserve policymaker said data released on Friday on the U.S. jobs market was "good" and did not change the outlook for monetary policy. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, who had earlier in the day advocated for... Read more
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Market Watch
Jobs data makes September Fed hike a bit more likely, economists sayU.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have to put on her glasses to revi
Jobs data makes September Fed hike a bit more likely, economists say
Market Watch / Posted 7 hours ago
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have to put on her glasses to review the incoming data. The August employment report doesn’t seal the deal for a Federal Reserve rate hike at the policy meeting in just under two weeks but makes a move a... Read more
7h
Market Watch
Gold finds lower level after Friday jobs reportGold futures took a turn lower after switching between gains and losses on the
Gold finds lower level after Friday jobs report
Market Watch / Posted 7 hours ago
Gold futures took a turn lower after switching between gains and losses on the heels of a Friday jobs report that offered a mixed picture of the health of the U.S. labor market. The U.S. economy in August saw its smallest employment gains in five... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stock Futures Down; Unemployment Rates Drops to 2008 LowNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures extended losses on Friday as investors di
Stock Futures Down; Unemployment Rates Drops to 2008 Low
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 hours ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures extended losses on Friday as investors digested a mixed jobs report: data that showed the U.S. added far fewer jobs than expected in August, while hourly wages rose and the unemployment rate dropped. S&P 500... Read more
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Daily FX
NFP Disappoints Ahead of Looming Fed DecisionNFP printed at 173k v/s an expectation of 217k; further highlighting potential
NFP Disappoints Ahead of Looming Fed Decision
Daily FX / Posted 7 hours ago
NFP printed at 173k v/s an expectation of 217k; further highlighting potential signs of weakness in the global economy. The Yen continues to trade as a favored safe-haven candidate. A recent break below the 120 level highlights its attractiveness in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed's Lacker argues Fed should raise rates soonRICHMOND, US: A top Federal Reserve official said on Friday (Sep 4) he had seen
Fed's Lacker argues Fed should raise rates soon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
RICHMOND, US: A top Federal Reserve official said on Friday (Sep 4) he had seen enough healing in the US labour market to warrant raising interest rates soon. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, who had advocated for a rate hike in June and will... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed's Lacker lays out case for rate hike regardless of Aug. job reportWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - If the August employment report is weak, Fed officia
Fed's Lacker lays out case for rate hike regardless of Aug. job report
Market Watch / Posted 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - If the August employment report is weak, Fed officials should view it as a "one-month blip" that would not alter the strong labor market picture over the last several years, said Jeffrey Lacker, the president of the... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's Lacker argues Fed should raise rates soonJeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, participates
Fed's Lacker argues Fed should raise rates soon
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, participates in a session titled, ''Help or Harm: Central Bank Monetary Policies at the Outer Limits'' NABE Economic Policy Conference in Washington March 5, 2013. RICHMOND, Va. A... Read more
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Business Insider
Futures are tumbling ahead of the jobs reportNear 6:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures were down 191 points, S&P 500 futures were down
Futures are tumbling ahead of the jobs report
Business Insider / Posted 9 hours ago
Near 6:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures were down 191 points, S&P 500 futures were down 22 points, and Nasdaq futures were down 48 points. These amounted to about a 1% decline for the three big indexes, which closed nearly flat on Thursday. At 8:30 a.m. ET,... Read more
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TheBull
It was the day before payrolls and all was quietThere has been no clear rhythm or reason behind moves in Asia today, with trade
It was the day before payrolls and all was quiet
TheBull / Posted 13 hours ago
There has been no clear rhythm or reason behind moves in Asia today, with traders massaging portfolios ahead of today’s US payrolls report. EUR/USD has stabilised into the $1.1100 area today and has seen modest short covering after Mario Draghi laid... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
World Week Ahead: US jobs data loomsWith Federal Reserve policy makers signalling in recent days that a September i
World Week Ahead: US jobs data looms
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
With Federal Reserve policy makers signalling in recent days that a September interest rate increase still remains a possibility, investors will scrutinise this week's US jobs data much more closely. The latest check on the labour market will come... Read more
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Market Watch
Jobs report could prevent rate hike — but unlikely to ensure oneA jobs report less than a month before a key Federal Reserve interest-rate deci
Jobs report could prevent rate hike — but unlikely to ensure one
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
A jobs report less than a month before a key Federal Reserve interest-rate decision is always a big deal, but the looming report on August payrolls probably can only move sentiment by central bankers in one direction. That’s because the Fed, in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jackson Hole Journal: Rajan, Kuroda Round Out Exclusive Roster(Bloomberg) -- It’s late August and for many of the world’s leading central ban
Jackson Hole Journal: Rajan, Kuroda Round Out Exclusive Roster
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- It’s late August and for many of the world’s leading central bankers, that means the start of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Jackson Hole retreat in the Teton mountains of Wyoming. Fed Chair Janet Yellen and European... Read more
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Market Watch
What we don’t know about Fed is still more than what we doNot panicking: St. Louis Fed President James Bullard WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)
What we don’t know about Fed is still more than what we do
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
Not panicking: St. Louis Fed President James Bullard WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The most you can say at this point is that the Federal Reserve officials who were pushing for a rate hike next month still are pushing for a rate hike, even in light of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fed's Lacker to make case against hikeFederal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker will deliver his firs
Fed's Lacker to make case against hike
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker will deliver his first speech in more than three months on September 4, ahead of the Fed's September 16-17 policy meeting. The title, according to a Richmond Fed announcement Friday: "The Case... Read more
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Business Spectator
Fed's Lacker to make case against hikeFederal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker will deliver his firs
Fed's Lacker to make case against hike
Business Spectator / Posted 14 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker will deliver his first speech in more than three months on September 4, ahead of the Fed's September 16-17 policy meeting. The title, according to a Richmond Fed announcement Friday: "The Case... Read more
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Market Watch
Richmond Fed’s Lacker to make ‘case against further delay’Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Bank of Richmond, has a provocative he
Richmond Fed’s Lacker to make ‘case against further delay’
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Bank of Richmond, has a provocative headline title. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker will deliver his first speech in more than three months on Sept. 4, ahead of the Fed’s Sept. 16-17... Read more
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RTE News
US rate rise should come soon - Fed policymakerEconomic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a
US rate rise should come soon - Fed policymaker
RTE News / Posted 24 days ago
Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart has said. "I think the point of 'liftoff' is close," Lockhart... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fed ‘close’ to hiking rates, economy near normal, says officialATLANTA — Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to nor
Fed ‘close’ to hiking rates, economy near normal, says official
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
ATLANTA — Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. “I think the point of ‘liftoff’ is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, US economy near normal: LockhartATLANTA: Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to norm
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, US economy near normal: Lockhart
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
ATLANTA: Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday (Aug 10). "I think the point of 'liftoff'... Read more
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Reuters
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal - LockhartThe conference table of the Federal Reserve Board of Governor is seen empty at
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal - Lockhart
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
The conference table of the Federal Reserve Board of Governor is seen empty at Federal Reserve Board headquarters in the conference room at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, February 3, 2014. ATLANTA Economic conditions in the United States... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, US economy near normal - LockhartATLANTA: Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to norm
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, US economy near normal - Lockhart
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
ATLANTA: Economic conditions in the United States have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. "I think the point of 'liftoff' is... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal - LockhartThe conference table of the Federal Reserve Board of Governor is seen empty at
Fed 'close' to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal - Lockhart
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 25 days ago
The conference table of the Federal Reserve Board of Governor is seen empty at Federal Reserve Board headquarters in the conference room at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, February 3, 2014. ATLANTA Economic conditions in the United States... Read more
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