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US labour market shows some muscle despite slower job growth
WASHINGTON U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month.
The Jobs Report and Stocks: What's Not to Hate?  Wall Street Journal
Employment report: US added 173K jobs in August  CBS News
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Going out of town for Labor Day? You're not alone.
Here's the bad news: There's Labor Day traffic this weekend. An estimated 35.5 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more this holiday weekend, according to AAA Travel.
This Graph Shows Just How Low Gas Prices Are Leading Into Labor Day  TIME
Gas prices to be lowest for Labor Day in 11 years  USA TODAY
BlackBerry to buy rival Good Technology for $425 million
TORONTO Canada's BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp (GDTC.O) for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems.
Blackberry buys Good Technology to further expand into mobile device security  PCWorld
BlackBerry Scooping Up Rival Device Management Company Good Technology for ...  CNBC
Kraft's recall of cheese singles just got a lot bigger
Plastic film is a choking hazard. The Kraft Singles recall of its popular cheese slices just became about 10 times larger. What first included about 36,000 packages of the product recalled due to a sliver of plastic film staying attached to the cheese ...
Kraft Recalls Cheese Product Slices Due to Choking Hazard  Newsweek
Kraft Expands Recall Of American Cheese Slices After Complaints Of Choking ...  CBS Local
Price to jump for most popular health plan on Maryland insurance exchange
The price of the most popular health plans sold through Maryland's insurance exchange will jump, on average, by about one quarter next year, fueling questions about whether health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will remain affordable in the ...
CareFirst's individual health plan rates to jump 24 percent  Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland officials announce new health insurance rates  Beaumont Enterprise
The US economy created 173000 jobs in August
The American economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. It's a definite downgrade from the 215,000 initially reported in July, and the 244,000 average of the past year.
August Jobs Report Shows 173000 Added in Month  ESR NEWS
US economy adds 173000 jobs in August, short of forecast  Yahoo Finance UK
Twitter board won't decide on new CEO until after Labor Day: Re/code
Chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey has manned the helm at Twitter since former CEO Dick Costolo stepped down in June. The leadership shuffle came as the company experienced sluggish business results.
Hey, Twitter, is Jack Dorsey going to be CEO or what?  MarketWatch
Indian-origin Padmasree Warrior in race to head Twitter  Business Today
IMF: China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economy
WASHINGTON - China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have raised the risks to economic growth around the world, the International Monetary Fund reported Wednesday.
IMF staff warn G20 of increasing downside economic growth risks  Reuters
Lagarde praises government, BI policies  Jakarta Post
PEI unemployment rate falls for 1st time in 10 months
P.E.I.'s unemployment rate is down 0.8 per cent in August, marking the first decrease since last October, according Statistics Canada's monthly labour force survey.
UPDATE 1-Canada adds jobs in August, but unemployment rate rises  Reuters
Canada's Economy Unexpectedly Adds Jobs in August on Services  Bloomberg
Investor wealth dips by Rs 1.9 lakh crore as market plunges
MUMBAI: Investor wealth slumped by Rs 1.92 lakh crore today as the BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted by 563 points following heavy selling in global stocks ahead of the US jobs data.
Sensex dives 563 pts, posts biggest weekly loss in 4 years  Moneycontrol.com
Investor Wealth Dips by Rs. 1.9 Lakh Cr as Market Plunges  NDTV