Global stocks fell Friday after the U.S. jobs report showed hiring fell in April to its slowest pace in seven months - a sign of weaker growth that could delay the Federal Reserve's next interest rate hike.
home-in-your-hands Rates fell a bit lower this week, but buyers did not hurry to take out a mortgage loan. On top of that, mortgage credit has tightened this month, which could be the reason that buyers were unable to purchase a home.
... * April U.S. non-farm payrolls rose less than expected. * Gold regains bulk of weekly losses after the data. * Dollar, stocks slide on concerns over growth (Releads, updates prices, adds comment).
In the whirlwind of dead week and finals week, we sometimes forget to feed and bathe ourselves, let alone connect with our loved ones.
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains.