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Employers added 173000 jobs in Aug., jobless rates falls to 5.1%
Payroll growth slowed in August as employers added 173,000 jobs in a key report that could help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month.
US job growth slows, unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent  Reuters
A Positive Jobs Report Keeps the Fed in a Tricky Spot  New York Times
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Wall St. opens lower after August jobs data
U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday after the August jobs report showed moderate job growth and the lowest unemployment rate in more than seven years, increasing chances the Fed could raise interest rates sooner rather than later.
This is the worst argument for the Fed to raise rates  Washington Post (blog)
Global Stocks Lower After US Jobs Report  Wall Street Journal
Wall Street on edge, Dow drops on jobs report
Stocks are slumping in pre-market trading as Wall Street reacts to the August jobs report -- the last reading on the employment picture before the Federal Reserve's key meeting on interest rates in mid-September -- which produced less new jobs than ...
Stocks Open Lower After Mixed Jobs Report
Stocks plunge 1%, Dow falls 225 points after jobs report  CNBC
Tech Five: BlackBerry acquires Good Technology for $425M
A string of acquisitions are giving some technology stocks a push, most notably BlackBerry after it scooped up a company specializing in mobile security.
BlackBerry to Buy Good Technology for $425 Million  Wall Street Journal
BlackBerry to acquire Good Technology for $425 mln  Reuters
Two-Year US Bond Yield Rises to Near 2015 High on Jobs Data
Long-term U.S. government bonds pared price gains on Friday, while short-term notes pulled back as a pickup in wage inflation offset a smaller-than-expected jobs gain in August.
Stocks and Treasury yields slip after US jobs data  Financial Times
US stock futures extend losses after jobs report  MarketWatch
Indonesia drops high-speed train plan, chooses slower option
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia has dropped its plan to build a high-speed train line and is shifting instead to more economical medium-speed technology, a Cabinet minister said Friday.
Government turns to semi-high-speed  Jakarta Post
Japan stunned as Indonesia nixes high-speed rail project  AsiaOne
Bayer plans to list Covestro in fourth quarter
FRANKFURT Bayer's (BAYGn.DE) plastics maker Covestro aims to raise about 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) with an initial public offering in the fourth quarter, sources said, leaving its parent to focus on drugs and pesticides.
Bayer to list Covestro in fourth quarter  Financial Times
Bayer MaterialScience changes name to Covestro ahead of float  Press Examiner
China's Bohai to buy jet lessor Avolon in $7.6 bn deal
SHANGHAI - Chinese leasing company Bohai will buy Irish jet lessor Avolon in a deal that values the company at $7.6 billion, according to a statement, as Beijing pushes its companies to search overseas for future growth.
HNA Group's Bohai Leasing to Acquire Avolon for $31 a Share  Press Examiner
Putin Pitches for Foreign Investment in Russia's Far East
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia—Russian President Vladimir Putin made a pitch Friday for greater investment in his country's resource-rich Far East region, despite a slowdown in the Chinese economy that has shaken global markets.
Putin urges investment in Russia's vast Far East  Reuters
Putin discusses antiterrorism coalition with Obama, other leaders  Russia Beyond the Headlines
Fewer holiday weekend travelers expected on the roads
The U.S. Travel Association estimates that 4.1 million Americans will stay home rather than travel because they are fed up with the conditions of road and aviation infrastructure.
Labor Day weekend: What you need to know  CT Post
Low Gas Prices to Put $1.4 Billion in Motorists' Pockets Over Labor Day