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Market Wrap: Wall Street Rises, Registers 3rd Week of Gains

Filed under: General Electric, Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended higher Friday, notching a third week of gains, lifted by a jump in General Electric shares and upbeat consumer sentiment data. The S&P 500’s three weeks of gains marked its longest winning streak since May, extending a rebound ...

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January Job Gains Exceed Expectations

January’s employment situation exceeded analysts’ expectations as nonfarm payrolls rose by 257,000 positions. The U.S. job market exceeded expectations in January, adding 257,000 positions as wages and labor force participation ticked up. And revisions to November and December Labor Department data added 147,000 more jobs than were previously reported. Health care and social assistance positions expanded by nearly 50,000 jobs, ...

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Stocks Erase Wednesday’s Sharp Gains on Global Woes

Filed under: Energy, Market News, International Trade, Oil & Gas Industry, Interest Rates Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, erasing the previous session’s sharp rally as concerns grew over the pace of economic growth. German exports slumped by 5.8 percent in August, the biggest drop since January 2009, ...

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Ronnie Brown signs with Chargers, gains fantasy status

The Chargers have re-signed a familiar face in the wake of injury troubles in the backfield. We break down the fantasy implications. San Diego Chargers running back Ronnie Brown re-signed with the team on Tuesday, according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. Brown appeared in all 16 games for the Chargers last season and rushed for 157 yards and one ...

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Rivals beware, T-Mobile’s gains are no fluke

T-Mobile CEO John Legere. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) T-Mobile is proving it is no one-hit wonder. The “Uncarrier” impressed on Tuesday with third-quarter results that yielded a second consecutive period in which it netted more than 1 million customers, with a large bulk of them being phone customers that its larger rivals have struggled to gain. The results bring some relief ...

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