Jobs report leaves investors flat A disappointing jobs report appeared to leave investors uncertain about what to do Friday, as U.S. stocks appeared poised for a mixed or flat open. Jobs Report: Economy Healing, More to Be Done, WH Says In its first reaction to this morning's April jobs report, the White House says the latest numbers are further evidence the economy is continuing to heal, but that "much more remains to be done to repair the damage caused by the financial crisis and the... Romney Says Jobs Report Is 'Terrible' and 'Very Disappointing' PITTSBURGH – The new jobs report is "terrible" and "very disappointing," Mitt Romney said today, adding that Americans awoke to "not good news this morning." "We should be seeing numbers in the 500,000 jobs created per month. This is way, way off from what should happen... Jobs report a key data point in Obama-Romney debate WASHINGTON -- More so than in any recent election, the monthly jobs report seems as important as any new poll in setting the presidential campaign narrative. For Good or Bad, Friday's Jobs Report Is a Biggie Friday's jobs report will be a turning point for the economic recovery regardless of what the numbers say. U.S. jobs report takes on outsize significance The jobs report to be released this Friday will be heavily scrutinized by economists and politicians trying to get a clearer reading on the direction of the economy. WASHINGTON — On the first Friday of every month, at precisely 8:30 a.m., the Bureau of Labor Statistics flicks a switch and the latest clue about the U.S. economy — the jobs report — gets transmitted all over the world. Economix Blog: Reaction to April Jobs Report, in Tweets What would a jobs report be without sharp opinions about what it all means? BAD: JOBS REPORT MISSES BADLY AT 115K, UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS TO 8.1% Analysts looking for 160K. Obama Highlights 'Good News' In Jobs Report, Renews Student Loan Push President Obama highlighted the "good news" in the latest jobs report today, but, speaking in the battleground state of Virginia, stressed "we've got to do more" to boost the economy, including freezing low interest rates for student loans. Speaking to students at Washington-Lee High School... Weak jobs report sends traders into Treasurys A surprisingly weak April jobs report drove traders into U.S. government bonds and knocked a benchmark lending rate to the lowest level in three months.
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