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Asia stocks subdued before US jobs data, dollar wobbles - Reuters

February 4, 2016 - 11:59pm

Reuters

Asia stocks subdued before US jobs data, dollar wobbles
Reuters
TOKYO Asian stocks were subdued on Friday and the dollar wobbled ahead of the closely watched U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook. Spreadbetters expected the cautious mood to prevail in Europe, ...
Dollar could hit ¥115 if jobs data disappoints: analystMarketWatch
World stocks drift ahead of US jobs reportCBS News
Stock and Oil Prices Hover as Investors Brace for US Jobs DataFortune
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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries) - fox2now.com

February 4, 2016 - 4:03pm

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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries)
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No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed “unclear expectations from supervisors” as the most stressful part of any job. The study ...

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Here's your quick guide to Friday's jobs report - CT Post

February 4, 2016 - 3:45pm

Business Insider

Here's your quick guide to Friday's jobs report
CT Post
On Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the January jobs report. Via Bloomberg, here's what Wall Street is expecting: Nonfarm payrolls: +190,000; Unemployment rate: 5.0%; Average hourly earnings month-on-month: 0.3% ...
Goldman Sachs can't identify a single reason why Friday's jobs report will be greatBusiness Insider

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US Stocks Edge Higher Ahead of Friday's Jobs Report - Wall Street Journal

February 4, 2016 - 3:11pm

Wall Street Journal

US Stocks Edge Higher Ahead of Friday's Jobs Report
Wall Street Journal
U.S. stocks rose Thursday as investors retreated from bets against some of the year's most beaten-down sectors. Still, the stock market failed to advance much, as investors remained cautious ahead of Friday's jobs report. Shares of large banks ...

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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries) - whnt.com

February 4, 2016 - 2:43pm

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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries)
whnt.com
No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed “unclear expectations from supervisors” as the most stressful part of any job. The study ...

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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries) - wtvr.com

February 4, 2016 - 2:13pm

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The 18 most stressful jobs (and average salaries)
wtvr.com
No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed “unclear expectations from supervisors” as the most stressful part of any job. The study ...

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The 18 Most Stressful Jobs (and Average Salaries) - FOX40

February 4, 2016 - 2:09pm

FOX40

The 18 Most Stressful Jobs (and Average Salaries)
FOX40
No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed “unclear expectations from supervisors” as the most stressful part of any job. The study ...

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Here's your quick guide to Friday's jobs report - Business Insider

February 4, 2016 - 1:35pm

Business Insider

Here's your quick guide to Friday's jobs report
Business Insider
On Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the January jobs report. Via Bloomberg, here's what Wall Street is expecting: Nonfarm payrolls: +190,000; Unemployment rate: 5.0%; Average hourly earnings month-on-month: 0.3% ...

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Jobs Report: The Big Problem Facing It - Wall Street Journal

February 4, 2016 - 1:22pm

Wall Street Journal

Jobs Report: The Big Problem Facing It
Wall Street Journal
After a tough start to 2016, one of the few bright spots for investors has been a sturdy labor market. That might not last for long. Friday's headlines on January job growth should be decent, but not as good as in recent months. Economists polled by ...

Goldman Sachs can't identify a single reason why Friday's jobs report will be great - Business Insider

February 4, 2016 - 1:21pm

Business Insider

Goldman Sachs can't identify a single reason why Friday's jobs report will be great
Business Insider
Economists forecast that on Friday morning, the Labor Department will say the US economy added 190,000 jobs in January according to Bloomberg: the slowest pace in four months. Goldman Sachs' Daan Struyven and team are expecting an even lower print ...

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Why a January jobs slowdown may not be a bad sign - MarketWatch

February 4, 2016 - 1:19pm

MarketWatch

Why a January jobs slowdown may not be a bad sign
MarketWatch
Fewer Americans probably found new jobs in January than they did in December. But that doesn't mean the U.S. government's first snapshot of employment trends in 2016 will be an ugly one. The devil, as they say, will lay in the details. Here's what to ...

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Obamacare Is Destroying Jobs--And Here's The Evidence - Forbes

February 4, 2016 - 11:54am

Forbes

Obamacare Is Destroying Jobs--And Here's The Evidence
Forbes
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. One of the biggest controversies surrounding Obamacare is whether it has reduced employment. Critics like presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz call Obamacare a “job killer” and claim it is forcing a shift to part-time ...

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Dollar Slips Further Ahead of Jobs Data - Wall Street Journal

February 4, 2016 - 11:06am

Wall Street Journal

Dollar Slips Further Ahead of Jobs Data
Wall Street Journal
The dollar retreated further Thursday, as investors cut their positions in the currency ahead of key U.S. economic data at the end of the week. The Wall Street Journal Dollar Index, which measures the dollar against a basket of 16 currencies, was ...

Turkey clears the way for Syrian refugees to get jobs - USA TODAY

February 4, 2016 - 10:49am

USA TODAY

Turkey clears the way for Syrian refugees to get jobs
USA TODAY
ISTANBUL — When Syrian war refugee Abu Muamen got an offer from a friend to relocate to Istanbul's “little Damascus,” where Arabic is spoken more than Turkish, he jumped at the chance to start over. Today the former travel agent serves other refugees ...

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What Happened to All the Good Jobs? - U.S. News & World Report

February 4, 2016 - 10:44am

U.S. News & World Report

What Happened to All the Good Jobs?
U.S. News & World Report
A new Gallup study suggests less than half of Americans actually have a good job. A team of garbage collectors throw trash into a truck. A new Gallup study suggests those working in good jobs are in the minority. By Andrew Soergel Feb. 4, 2016, at 11 ...

What the U.S. jobs report needs to show - Chicago Tribune

February 4, 2016 - 9:23am

What the U.S. jobs report needs to show
Chicago Tribune
The U.S. jobs report for January will be released Friday amid unsettling market volatility that is amplifying financial insecurity and could threaten the U.S. economy as it battles the headwinds from weaker international conditions. To reduce the risk ...

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Credit Suisse shares crash to 24-year low - CNNMoney

February 4, 2016 - 9:17am

CNNMoney

Credit Suisse shares crash to 24-year low
CNNMoney
Credit Suisse shares plunged to a 24-year low after the bank slumped to its first annual loss since 2008 and said it would cut 4,000 jobs. The bank said Thursday it lost 2.9 billion Swiss francs ($2.8 billion) in 2015, dragged down by losses and ...
Credit Suisse to cut 4000 jobs, RTP impact unclearTriangle Business Journal

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US jobs market signals loss of momentum; productivity plunges - Reuters

February 4, 2016 - 8:24am

Reuters

US jobs market signals loss of momentum; productivity plunges
Reuters
WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, suggesting some loss of momentum in the labor market amid a sharp economic slowdown and stock market selloff. Signs of creeping employment ...

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Tire plant, port operation to add 3500 Mississippi jobs - Jackson Clarion Ledger

February 4, 2016 - 8:06am

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tire plant, port operation to add 3500 Mississippi jobs
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi is set to land a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County expected to bring 2,500 jobs, the largest economic development announcement for the area in a generation and one of the largest such projects of its kind in North America. The state ...

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The full employment productivity multiplier - Washington Post

February 4, 2016 - 5:06am

Washington Post

The full employment productivity multiplier
Washington Post
I have often written on these pages, in separate posts, about full employment and productivity growth. Today, I'd like to try to convince you of what I believe is a critically important linkage between these two mega-important economic concepts. First ...