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Down Week, 103,000 New Jobs, Wages Up 4.1%
for Week Ending 4/6/2018

 

Talk of trade wars pushed markets lower on Friday and down slightly for the week. For the week the Dow was down 170 pts or -0.71%, the S&P lost 36 pts or -1.38%, while the NASDAQ slid 148 pts or -2.10%. Dept of Labor reported 103,000 new jobs were added in March, shy of the 185k Wall St had expected. Unemployment held at 4.1% while year-over-year wage growth was 2.7% or higher by 8 cents per hour. Have a good weekend! Ed

 



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