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US economic indicators

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen: US wage growth will increase; there is still slack in the labor market even though the unemployment rate has fallen to 4.9% - MarketWatch

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US economic indicators

US job openings climbed to 2nd-highest level on record in December - Bloomberg

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2016 US elections

GOP candidate John Kasich at debate: 'There should be no unemployment among veterans' - BuzzFeed News

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US economic indicators

Editor's note: The drop in the US jobless rate and the subsequent fall in short-term interest-rate futures, according to Reuters, suggests traders are now pricing in about a 50% chance that the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year. - Tom

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Upcoming: President Obama will deliver a statement on the economy and the January jobs report from the White House at 12:30 pm ET.

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US economic indicators

Payrolls in US rose 151,000 in January, jobless rate at almost 8-year low of 4.9% - Bloomberg

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labor

US initial weekly jobless claims rise to 285,000 - MarketWatch

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labor

US layoffs surged to 6-month high of 75,114 in January, according to survey - CNBC

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US economic indicators

December jobless rates down over the year in 296 of 387 US metro areas; payroll jobs up in 280 areas - US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Russia

Unemployment in Russia to grow at start of year amid further slowdown of economic activity, central bank says - Interfax

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Europe

European jobless rate falls to 10.4%, the lowest mark since 2011 - Bloomberg News

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Germany

German unemployment rate drops to new record low of 6.2% - FT

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US economic indicators

US weekly jobless claims fall to 278,000 against estimate of 282,000 - CNBC

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Spain financial crisis

Unemployment in Spain fell by 678,200 people in 2015, statistics agency says - El Pais

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China

China's urban unemployment rate remained 4.05% at end of 2015, labor ministry says - Reuters

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Brazil

Brazil economy shed 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015 amid poor economy; highest jobless rate since 2012 - AP

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labor

US weekly jobless claims increased by 10,000 to 293,000 for a 6-month high - Bloomberg

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United Kingdom

UK unemployment rate drops to 5.1%, the lowest level since 2005 - ONS

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United Kingdom

#Breaking Unemployment fell by 99,000 between Sept and Nov to 1.68 million, official figures show - @PA

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United States

US weekly jobless claims total 284,000 versus 275,000 estimate - Reuters

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