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Asian shares mixed pending US jobs report, Fed decision

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday as investors awaited a U.S. jobs report later in the day and action from the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the month. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.3 percent to 16,589.97 in morning trading. South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.1 percent to 1,982.49. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.2 percent to ...

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Stocks slip as jobs report shows hiring slowdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were slightly lower in early trading Friday after a report on the U.S. economy showed a significant slowdown in hiring last month, echoing weakness seen earlier in the week in Europe and Asia. TAKING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,640 as of 10:03 a.m. Eastern. The Standard ...

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10 Things to Know for Today–March 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT GOP DEBATE REVEALED ABOUT PARTY LOYALTY Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich all say they would support Donald Trump if he is the Republican nominee. He, too, said he would support whoever wins. 2. HOW BEN CARSON SPENT HIS MONEY ...

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Marcellus jobs market takes another beating

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Low natural gas prices just keep hitting oil and gas industry workers in the Marcellus Shale. The state Department of Labor figures show 2,262 fewer oil and gas jobs when comparing quarter two of 2015 to 2014. Cabot Oil and Gas announced in a press release  a 58 percent reduction to $325 million as opposed to $774 in 2015. The ...

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