Labor economy

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, photo, trader Eric Schumacher, left, and specialist Robert Nelson work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 04, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are soaring Friday and reversing the big losses they suffered just a day ago. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared almost 600 points in the latest twist in a wild three months for markets. Hopes for progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, a strong report on the U...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo a recruiter from the postal service, right, speaks with an attendee of a job fair in the cafeteria of Deer Lakes High School in Cheswick, Pa. Even with fear of a global economic slump depressing stock markets, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 jobs report for December is expected to offer reassurance that the U.S. economy remains sturdy and on track to expand for a 10th straight year. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The Labor Department said Friday that the...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo a recruiter from the postal service, right, speaks with an attendee of a job fair in the cafeteria of Deer Lakes High School in Cheswick, Pa. Even with fear of a global economic slump depressing stock markets, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 jobs report for December is expected to offer reassurance that the U.S. economy remains sturdy and on track to expand for a 10th straight year. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The Labor Department said Friday that the...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, photo, trader Eric Schumacher, left, and specialist Robert Nelson work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are jumping Friday as investors welcomed news of trade talks between the U.S. and China next week and the U.S. government reported a big increase in hiring in December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared about 500 points. China's Commerce Ministry said the talks...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, photo, trader Eric Schumacher, left, and specialist Robert Nelson work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Stocks are jumping early Friday as investors are encouraged by news of trade talks between the U.S. and China and a strong report on the U.S. job market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 467 points,...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, photo, trader Eric Schumacher, left, and specialist Robert Nelson work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 04, 2019 - 9:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are jumping at the open on Wall Street Friday as investors welcome news of trade talks between the U.S. and China and a big gain in jobs in the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 308 points,...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo a recruiter from the postal service, right, speaks with an attendee of a job fair in the cafeteria of Deer Lakes High School in Cheswick, Pa. Even with fear of a global economic slump depressing stock markets, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 jobs report for December is expected to offer reassurance that the U.S. economy remains sturdy and on track to expand for a 10th straight year. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The Labor Department said Friday that the...
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January 04, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government. The Labor Department says the unemployment...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Japanese markets have tumbled as they reopened after the New Year holidays, while other Asian indexes are mixed after a technology-led sell-off on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 04, 2019 - 7:28 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stocks rose Friday and Wall Street was set to open higher after heavy losses this week, as investors welcomed news of trade talks between the U.S. and China and braced for U.S. jobs data. European shares recouped losses from a day earlier, with Germany's DAX gaining 1.8...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo a recruiter from the postal service, right, speaks with an attendee of a job fair in the cafeteria of Deer Lakes High School in Cheswick, Pa. Even with fear of a global economic slump depressing stock markets, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 jobs report for December is expected to offer reassurance that the U.S. economy remains sturdy and on track to expand for a 10th straight year. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 7:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with fear of a global economic slump depressing stock markets, Friday's jobs report for December is expected to offer reassurance that the U.S. economy remains sturdy and on track to expand for a 10th straight year. Economists have forecast that the Labor Department will...
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