- Unemployment rate climbs as US job growth cools off
Job growth slowed more than expected in July and a surprise increase in the unemployment rate pointed to some slack in the labor market that could give the Fed room to keep interest rates low for a while.
- Stocks little changed after July payroll report
- Auto sales were hot in July, helped by discounts
- Hyundai recalls more than 400,000 cars, SUVs
- P&G to shed up to 100 brands | Profit jumps by 37%
- Factory activity expands at fastest pace in 3 years
- Consumer spending at fastest pace in 3 months
- Chevron's profit climbs on higher energy prices
- Fiat shareholders vote in favor of Chrysler merger
- Harley recalls bikes to fix ignition switch problem
- Student starts class-action case against Facebook
- Colorado considers new look for edible marijuana
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- U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rate rises to 6.2 percent9:26 AM ET | Reuters
- Wall St. opens slightly lower after payrolls9:37 AM ET | Reuters
- July factory activity expands at fastest pace in 39 months: ISM10:21 AM ET | Reuters
- Consumer sentiment dips in July10:21 AM ET | Reuters
- Auto sales growth slowed in July10:20 AM ET | Reuters
- Chevron second-quarter profit tops estimates on higher oil, gas prices9:03 AM ET | Reuters
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