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Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US stocks fell Friday after the March jobs report disappointed by a wider margin than expected, ending a record 113-month streak of job growth.
The declines reversed gains from Thursday when investors shrugged off a second week of massive unemployment insurance claims.
The March jobs report doesn't include two key weeks in which 10 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance, signaling further pain ahead.
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Jobs report expected to end streak after record 113 months of hiring

Jobs report expected to end streak after record 113 months of hiring

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Economists have forecast that the government will say employers shed about 150,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate rose from a half-century low of 3.5% to 3.9%.
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