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U.S. Sheds 598,000 Jobs in January

The US Labor Department report released this morning shows that 598,000 jobs were lost in January bringing the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent. More [1]

Canada Suffers Worst Month of Job Losses in History

The Canadian economy shed 129,000 jobs in January raising unemployment to 7.2 percent. More [2]

Dollar Falls on Poor Employment News

The dollar weakened against the euro in early trading as news of the 598,000 jobs lost in January became public. More [3]

U.S. Senate Delays Vote on Stimulus Package

The U.S. Senate has postponed a vote for later today on President Obama’s economic recovery bill after failing to come to terms on the final details. More [4]

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