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US Added 252000 Jobs in December; Jobless Rate at 5.6% – New York Times


New York Times

US Added 252000 Jobs in December; Jobless Rate at 5.6%
New York Times
Capping the best year for job growth since 1999, employers added 252,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department reported Friday, and unemployment fell to 5.6 percent. The number of new people put on payrolls last month was above what economists …
US payrolls rise solidly, jobless rate drops, but so do wagesReuters
Employers added 252000 jobs in DecemberUSA TODAY
One chart that explains how far we are from a full labor market recoveryVox
Accounting Today –TheStreet.com –Examiner.com
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Interest Rate Raised to 17% in Russia – New York Times


New York Times

Interest Rate Raised to 17% in Russia
New York Times
MOSCOW β€” Russia has a new enemy: the currency markets. Russia's government is in the middle of an all-out fight to preserve the value of the ruble in the face of plummeting oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. In the boldest move yet to …
Ruble Fails to Sustain Gains After Surprise Russia Rate IncreaseBusinessweek
Russia Takes Well-Trodden Path in Interest-Rate Defense of RubleBloomberg
UPDATE 1-Rouble trims gains after opening sharply firmer on cbank rate hikeReuters
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Japan’s Large Manufacturers’ Sentiment Sags in Challenge for Abe – Businessweek


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Japan's Large Manufacturers' Sentiment Sags in Challenge for Abe
Businessweek
Confidence of Japan's large manufacturers declined in the fourth quarter as a recession offset a boost from a weaker yen, underlining the economic challenges facing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after his election win. The Tankan's big manufacturer index …
Japan's tankan shows caution growing over futureMarketWatch
Abe's New MandateWall Street Journal
Japan's ruling party wins in landslide victoryAl Jazeera America
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Apple launches AppleWatch, dives into wearable market – Fox News


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Apple launches AppleWatch, dives into wearable market
Fox News
Apple finally made its big entry into the wearable technology market on Tuesday, unveiling the AppleWatch, its long-anticipated smartwatch. β€œIt's the next chapter in Apple's story,” declared Apple CEO Tim Cook during a packed event at the Flint Center for the …
Apple unveils iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple WatchCBS News
How the Apple Watch Could Do for Fitness What the iPod Did for MusicABC News
Apple Unveils Smartwatch, Its First New Product in 4 YearsWall Street Journal
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US job growth surges, unemployment rate near six-year low – Reuters


Reuters

US job growth surges, unemployment rate near six-year low
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employment growth jumped in June and the jobless rate closed in on a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy was moving forward at a brisk clip after a surprisingly big slump at the start of the year. Nonfarm payrolls …
Jobs blowout: Economy gains 288000 in JuneUSA TODAY
US employers added robust 288k jobs in JuneThe Seattle Times
Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.1 Percent In June; Jobs Picture For Latinos More Fox News Latino
Forbes –Business Recorder
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US employers add robust 288K jobs in June – ABC Action News


ABC Action News

US employers add robust 288K jobs in June
ABC Action News
WASHINGTON – U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008. It was the fifth straight monthly job gain above 200,000 β€” the best …
US hiring likely strong for a 5th straight monthKFOX El Paso
US hiring strong for fifth straight month in JuneEconomic Times

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With tax day looming, taxpayers struggle to adjust to new law – Washington Post


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With tax day looming, taxpayers struggle to adjust to new law
Washington Post
April 16 (Bloomberg) — Taxpayers and accountants rushing to meet tomorrow's tax-filing deadline are struggling to adjust to a new law requiring brokers to report to the Internal Revenue Service what their clients paid for stocks.
No Late Hours For Area Post Offices For Tax ReturnsNBC4i.com
Tax day busy at postal serviceJackson Hole News&Guide
Tax extensions and payments must be submitted by Tuesday deadlineThe Augusta Chronicle
Alaska Dispatch –StandardNet –USA TODAY
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Facebook to Buy Instagram For $1 Billion – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Facebook to Buy Instagram For $1 Billion
Wall Street Journal
By SHAYNDI RAICE And SPENCER E. ANTE Facebook Inc. said it is acquiring the popular photo-sharing app maker Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock in what is the social network's biggest acquisition to date. Facebook, which is in the process of
Facebook Captures InstagramInformationWeek
Facebook needs Instagram, but Instagram wins tooCNET
Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billionComputerworld
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Apple unveils 4G iPad – Reuters


Sydney Morning Herald

Apple unveils 4G iPad
Reuters
By Poornima Gupta and Alexei Oreskovic | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc's latest iPad sports a crisper display and an array of technology advances that, while less than revolutionary, may prove enough for now to keep rivals like Amazon.com Inc and
Apple's New iPad: Exceeding ExpectationsPC Magazine
Apple teases there is 'a lot to look forward to' in 2012Apple Insider
Apple releases iPhoto for iPad, along with other app updatesCNET
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