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Super Bowl 50, American football’s showstopper takes place this weekend between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. The BBC takes a look at the numbers.
The US economy added 151,000 jobs in January, helping to push the country’s unemployment rate down to 4.9%, official figures show.
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The United States added 151,000 new jobs in January, much less than expected and nearly half the figure for December. The sectors with the most growth were retail, food services and healthcare while manufacturing saw a downturn, with some pointing to the cold start to the year as a cause
US jobless rate dips below 5% for first time since February 2008 to overshadow news that January jobs report was weaker than expected
Global stock markets fell on Friday after the news that US wages picked up and unemployment fell to an eight-year low raised the prospect of another interest rate rise in the world’s biggest economy this year.
The US jobless rate dipped below 5% for the first time since February 2008 to come in at 4.9% in January, the US Department of Labor reported. That fresh dip in unemployment and news that employers had increased hours for workers helped to overshadow a weaker than expected rise in new jobs in January.
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