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US economic indicators

US weekly jobless claims fall for 2nd week to 268,000 in the week ended May 21 - Bloomberg

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US economic indicators

US weekly unemployment applications fall sharply by 16,000 to 278,000 in sign of solid job market - AP

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Australia

Australia's unemployment rate remains steady at 5.7% in April - Australia's ABC News

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labor

UK unemployment fell by 2,000 to 1.69 million between January and March, Office for National Statistics says https://t.co/mSUdOsjXjH - @BBCBreaking

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labor

#Breaking Unemployment fell by 2,000 to 1.69 million between January and March, official figures show https://t.co/YZNribiMih - @PA

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Fort McMurray, Alberta, wildfire, May 2016

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says decision to extend employment insurance benefits based on new data, not due to Fort McMurray wildfire - Global News live feed

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Fort McMurray, Alberta, wildfire, May 2016

Canadian PM Trudeau announces extended employment insurance benefits to Edmonton, southern interior British Columbia, southern Saskatchewan, effective July - Global News live feed

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US economic indicators

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise by 20,000 to 294,000, highest level since February 2015 - Bloomberg

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markets

US stocks open lower after jobs report misses mark; S&P erases 2016 gains, Nasdaq 10% below all-time intraday high - CNBC

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US economic indicators

Chart: US nonfarm payrolls post weakest gain since September - WSJ

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Canada

Canadian unemployment rate holds steady in April at 7.1% - @newstalk1010

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United States

US added 160,000 jobs in April, lower than forecasts of roughly 200,000; unemployment rate holds at 5% - US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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unemployment

US weekly jobless claims total 274,000, versus 260,000 estimate - CNBC

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US economic indicators

US weekly jobless claims at 257,000, hovering around lowest level in 4 decades - Bloomberg

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Eurozone financial crisis

German unemployment rate holds at a record low of 6.2% - FT

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France

France's unemployment rate drops 1.7% in March - France24

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US economic indicators

Weekly US applications for unemployment benefits tumble to 247,000, lowest since 1973 - AP

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United Kingdom

UK unemployment rate at 5.1% in 3 months to February 2016 - ONS

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US economic indicators

US weekly jobless claims drop by 13,000 to 253,000 to match lowest level since 1973 - Bloomberg

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Australia

Australia's unemployment rate fell 0.1% in March to 5.7% - Sky News Australia, ABC News

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