Wall Street falls after strong payrolls report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks retreated on Friday, with the S&P 500 index poised for its second straight weekly drop, as a strong monthly jobs report fueled expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year, possibly sooner than anticipated.



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U.S. labor market flexes muscles as February payrolls soar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2-year low of 5.5 percent, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.



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Oil falls as dollar spikes on US jobs data and rate hike fears

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil fell on Friday as the dollar surged on bets of a near-term rate hike from strong U.S. jobs growth, offsetting an early run up in crude prices on worries about Libyan and Iraq supplies.



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Wall St. falls after payrolls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks retreated on Friday, with the S&P 500 poised for its second straight weekly drop, as a strong monthly jobs report cemented expectations for an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve this year and possibly sooner than anticipated.



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Apple to replace AT&T in Dow industrials

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc , the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the storied Dow Jones industrial average , replacing AT&T Inc , in a change that reflects the dominant position of iPhone maker in the U.S. economy and society.

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Oil steady above $60 as dollar balances supply concerns

LONDON (Reuters) – Brent crude oil steadied above $60 a barrel on Friday as a stronger dollar balanced worries over the impact of fighting in Libya and Iraq on Middle East and North African oil production.



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Greece sends EU reform list, more hurdles before early cash

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Greece sent its euro zone partners an augmented list of proposed reforms on Friday but EU officials said several more steps were required before any release of aid funds to a country that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says has a noose around its neck.

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Nissan expands North America hood latch recall to 878,000 Altima sedans

DETROIT (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co expanded the North American recall of its top-selling Altima sedan to about 878,000 vehicles because a secondary hood latch may fail and cause the hood to fly up while the car is in motion, according to a company filing with U.S. safety regulators.



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Staples sales miss estimates on weak demand, strong dollar

(Reuters) – Staples Inc reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter sales, hurt by a strong dollar and weak demand for computers and related accessories, and the company said sales in the current quarter would be lower than those in the same quarter last year.

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