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Asian shares edge up in cautious trade, US jobs data in focus - Reuters

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Reuters

Asian shares edge up in cautious trade, US jobs data in focus
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up in early trade on Thursday, but gains were tempered by weak U.S. private sector employment and manufacturing data that raised concerns ahead of Friday's key employment figures. MSCI's broadest index of ...

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Economist: Danbury outperforms state with jobs - Danbury News Times

2 hours 42 min ago

Danbury News Times

Economist: Danbury outperforms state with jobs
Danbury News Times
DANBURY -- While the Danbury region has recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession, the rest of the state isn't as lucky. "Danbury at this point is clearly outperforming the rest of the state in terms of job growth," said Don Klepper-Smith, an ...

Jobs, manufacturing reports show weaker economy - USA TODAY

4 hours 24 min ago

USA TODAY

Jobs, manufacturing reports show weaker economy
USA TODAY
Reports on Wednesday portray an economy whose key pillars — manufacturing, construction and jobs — weakened recently, reinforcing estimates of sluggish first-quarter growth. While economists say milder weather and the fading aftereffects of a West ...

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The 10 best-paying jobs in fast food - Business Insider

5 hours 30 min ago

Business Insider

The 10 best-paying jobs in fast food
Business Insider
McDonald's is going to raise wages by 10% for some workers and add benefits like paid vacation. The pay raise, which takes effect in July, will affect 90,000 workers and will lift the average hourly wage to $9.90. McDonald's is already one of the ...
Behind McDonald's Pay Boost: Growing Wage Pressure for Low-Skilled JobsWall Street Journal (blog)
These are the 10 best-paying jobs in fast foodChron.com

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Inspector General Warns of Employment Tax Fraud Risks - Accounting Today

5 hours 57 min ago

Inspector General Warns of Employment Tax Fraud Risks
Accounting Today
Better processes are needed to reduce the risks of employment tax fraud, according to a new government report. J. Russell George. The report, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found employers that arrange to have a third-party ...

The Lines For Hand Jobs in San Francisco Are Getting Ridiculous - thebolditalic

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thebolditalic

The Lines For Hand Jobs in San Francisco Are Getting Ridiculous
thebolditalic
Leave it to San Francisco to take the classic, no-frills hand job and turn it into a specialty phenomenon. What started as a quirky offering at one Excelsior café has barreled into a circus of infused, fair-trade lubricants and patrons who are willing ...

Study: Coal industry lost nearly 50000 jobs in just five years - Washington Post

7 hours 54 min ago

Study: Coal industry lost nearly 50000 jobs in just five years
Washington Post
When it comes to energy, we live in transformative times. From shale oil helping to upend global markets, to explosive growth in rooftop solar, the changes we're seeing in the energy industry have not only been rapid, but often unexpected. Not every ...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar fall after private jobs data, oil up - Reuters

9 hours 36 min ago

The Fiscal Times

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar fall after private jobs data, oil up
Reuters
... * European shares push higher as Q2 gets under way * U.S. stocks, U.S. dollar dips after weak private sector job data * Oil rallies as talks on Iran continue By Sinead Carew NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell for a second day and the ...
Wall Street, dollar fall after private jobs data, oil upThe Fiscal Times
GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street, dollar fall after private jobs data; oil upReuters Africa

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US 10-Year Bond Yield Falls Below 1.9% on Weak Jobs Data - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

US 10-Year Bond Yield Falls Below 1.9% on Weak Jobs Data
Wall Street Journal
Investors piled into ultrasafe U.S. government bonds Wednesday as the latest labor-market and manufacturing releases raised concerns over how robustly the U.S. economy will be growing this year. The buying sent the yield on the benchmark 10-year ...
TREASURIES-Prices climb on soft private-jobs reportReuters
Treasuries Rise as March Jobs Pace Fuels Economic Growth ConcernBloomberg
MarketsTreasuries gain as ADP jobs report disappointsFinancial Times

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The Best Cities For Temp Jobs In 2015 - Forbes

11 hours 21 min ago

Forbes

The Best Cities For Temp Jobs In 2015
Forbes
Yesterday, Forbes reported on the Fastest-Growing Temp Jobs for 2015. Among them are Computer Systems Analyst, Home Health Aide, Pharmacy Technician, Baker, and Software Applications Developer. Temp Jobs are projected to grow 13% between ...
2015's Fastest-Growing Temp JobsAOL Jobs

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ADP's March private jobs gains miss estimates - USA TODAY

11 hours 48 min ago

USA TODAY

ADP's March private jobs gains miss estimates
USA TODAY
.... Businesses added 189,000 jobs in March, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday, in a sign the labor market may be slowing after a series of strong gains. That's the smallest gain since January 2014 and also the first month since then that ADP has ...
Job growth takes step backward in MarchCNBC
US private sector adds 189000 jobs in March: ADPReuters
Private Sector Jobs Rose Only 189000 in March, ADP SaysWall Street Journal
San Jose Mercury News -The Detroit News
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Greenback Softens As Traders Await U.S. Jobs Data - Forbes

11 hours 54 min ago

Forbes

Greenback Softens As Traders Await U.S. Jobs Data
Forbes
The U.S. dollar is treading water against the euro on Wednesday prior to the release of the all-important U.S. nonfarm payrolls (NFP) jobs report on Friday. With month-end, quarter-end, and a plethora of equity and forex option expiries now officially ...
Dollar Flat Before US Jobs ReportMarketPulse (blog)

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Gold Climbs on Weaker-Than-Expected Jobs Data - Wall Street Journal

11 hours 59 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Gold Climbs on Weaker-Than-Expected Jobs Data
Wall Street Journal
Gold prices rose Wednesday, after disappointing U.S. employment data reanimated hopes that the Federal Reserve would delay raising interest rates. The most actively traded contract, for June delivery, was recently up $8.60, or 0.7%, at $1,191.80 a troy ...

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Private-Sector Jobs Rise at Mediocre Pace in March, ADP Says - Wall Street Journal

12 hours 11 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Private-Sector Jobs Rise at Mediocre Pace in March, ADP Says
Wall Street Journal
Businesses hired at a mediocre pace last month, according to an employment survey released Wednesday. Private payrolls in the U.S. increased by 189,000 jobs in March, said the national employment report compiled by payroll processor Automatic Data ...
Jobs, manufacturing reports show weaker economyUSA TODAY
Businesses add 189k jobs in MarchToledo Blade
Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in MarchU.S. News & World Report
Reuters -Memphis Daily News -Accounting Today
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Regan: "Good" March jobs report may not be so good - USA TODAY

12 hours 15 min ago

USA TODAY

Regan: "Good" March jobs report may not be so good
USA TODAY
The markets are gearing up for the all-important jobs report due out Friday. The report will likely show that last month the economy, once again, added hundreds of thousands of jobs. It's also expected to reveal the rate of U.S. unemployment to be in ...

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Young Adults Wanted for Summer Jobs - KOAT Albuquerque

12 hours 59 min ago

KOAT Albuquerque

Young Adults Wanted for Summer Jobs
KOAT Albuquerque
POLICE SAY THEY ARE GOING THE LAW BECAUSE THEY HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE NEW CITATION FORMS. WITH SOME A WRITER ON THE CORNER, SOME BUSINESSES ARE PREPARING TO HIGHER TEMPORARY WORKERS. TODD: TODAY ...

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PRECIOUS-Gold jumps after downbeat March, awaits US jobs data - Reuters

13 hours 29 min ago

Nasdaq

PRECIOUS-Gold jumps after downbeat March, awaits US jobs data
Reuters
... * Gold fell 2.4 pct in March, second monthly loss. * Dollar falls after weaker-than-forecast ADP report. * Investors await U.S. non-farm payrolls data on Friday. * Silver rises most among precious metals in Q1, up 6 pct (Updates prices, adds comment).
Gold trades flat ahead of U.S. ADP jobs reportNasdaq
Gold's up as $US retreats on poor jobs figNEWS.com.au
Gold Stuck Near $1185 Ahead Of Crucial US Jobs ReportRTT News

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Cheap oil prices chop jobs by thousands - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Cheap oil prices chop jobs by thousands
USA TODAY
Planned oil industry layoffs in the U.S. are approaching 100,000 in the past four months with more likely to come. Oil-producing states such as North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana are catching the brunt of the cutbacks just as consumers are ...

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Health care, e-commerce driving economy as Lehigh Valley grows jobs, officials ... - lehighvalleylive.com

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lehighvalleylive.com

Health care, e-commerce driving economy as Lehigh Valley grows jobs, officials ...
lehighvalleylive.com
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. President and CEO Don Cunningham says the Lehigh Valley is growing jobs. (lehighvalleylive.com file photo). Print Email · Tony Rhodin | The Express-Times By Tony Rhodin | The Express-Times The Express- ...

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Annual Evanston youth employment fair reaches highest levels of participation - Daily Northwestern

March 31, 2015 - 11:25pm

Daily Northwestern

Annual Evanston youth employment fair reaches highest levels of participation
Daily Northwestern
Students attend the mayor's annual youth summer job fair at Evanston Township High School. This year, the fair included more than 30 businesses and offered more than 600 jobs to attendees. Michelle Kim, Reporter March 31, 2015 •. A record number of ...