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Asian shares fall as US jobs jitters outweigh ECB support
SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian shares extended losses on Friday as caution over a U.S. jobs report overshadowed signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the European economy.
Asia stocks down as US jobs come into focus
European markets open lower after ECB rally  CNBC
Irish Examiner  
Oil prices dip on caution ahead of US jobs data
SINGAPORE Oil prices fell almost 1.5 percent on Friday, as investors turned cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data that is expected to play into the Federal Reserve's decision on the timing of any U.S.
Oil Dips Ahead of US Payrolls  Wall Street Journal
Oil prices retreat as dealers eye US data
Man Asks Kickstarter For $20000, Gets Over $9 Million
A Chicago-based entrepreneur who sought $20,000 through crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a multipurpose travel jacket got more than he anticipated: $9.17 million more, to be exact.
A travel jacket has raised $9 million on Kickstarter  Bulletin Leader
Kickstarter campaign that needed $20000 got $9 million  CNNMoney
French Prosecutor Confirms Airplane Part Found in Reunion Belongs to MH370 Flight
PARIS—A top French prosecutor confirmed on Thursday the airplane debris that recently washed ashore on the French island of Reunion came from the Malaysia Airlines' missing Boeing BA 0.95 % 777.
MH370: Further analysis of flaperon could yield vital information  AsiaOne
Paris Prosecutor Says Reunion Part Belonged to Flight MH370  Bloomberg
Irish aviation firm Avolon bought by China's Bohai for $2.5bn
Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon Holdings said it agreed to be acquired for about $2.5bn (€2.3bn) by Bohai Leasing, a unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group.
Business Watch  Wall Street Journal
Avolon sold to China's Bohai Leasing
US Trade Deficit Narrows; More File for Jobless Claims
WASHINGTON - The trade deficit in the United States fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy despite concerns about a global growth slowdown.
Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $593 million in July  Toronto Sun
Canada Petro-Economy No More as Cars Surpass Energy  Bloomberg
US job gains seen solid in August, spotlight on Fed
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy likely added jobs at a steady pace in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to a near 7-1/2-year low of 5.2 percent, which could allow a cautious Federal Reserve to consider a September interest rate hike.
Fed's Kocherlakota opposes 2015 fed-fund rate hike  MarketWatch
Wall. St. awaits jobs report  Boston Herald
Labor Day Forecast: Hot, With Heavy Air And Road Traffic
(STMW) - Though the holiday traditionally represents the end of summer, the upcoming Labor Day weekend is expected to be hot—with heavy traffic in the air and on the ground in Chicago and surrounding areas.
Labor Day gas prices dip as travelers hit the road.
Drivers Enjoy Lower Gas Prices Leading Into Labor Day  KEYT
Changes in NNPC signal quick oil sector reforms
Appointed only last month, Ibe Kachikwu has made dramatic changes at the state oil company. The NNPC GMD said that he had started a three-pronged restructuring of the state-owned company that should lead to “a new NNPC” adding that this would entail ...
Nigeria to deploy drones to combat oil theft  Al Jazeera America
AWS to acquire software-defined video solutions provider Elemental
Cloud services provider Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced that Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, Inc., providers of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery.
Amazon Buys Streaming Video Startup Elemental  NDTV
Amazon buys Portland video company for reported $500M  The Seattle Times