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Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says there are “encouraging signs” in the U.S. economy but says there is much work to be done to restore the banking and automobile industries.



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Credit is more available to American consumers and businesses after the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented moves, but some markets are still not working, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says.



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Treasury prices decline, while yields rise, after the economy cuts fewer jobs than some traders had been bracing for, relieving fears that the U.S. economy is falling deeper into a recession.



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U.S. financial stocks open slightly lower after the Labor Department reports the unemployment rate rose to 8.5% in March -- the highest level since 1983.



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The U.S. dollar clings to narrow gains against the euro and extends gains against the yen, after gyrating immediately after the U.S. government's grim monthly jobs report beat some economists' even grimmer expectations



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Investors in emerging-markets mutual funds and exchange-traded funds may soon face a shakeup just as they’re recovering from one of the roughest periods ever: major changes to the benchmark index that is gospel for many fund managers and ETFs.



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Goldman Sachs analysts say the exchange operator’s earnings appear solid and that the company could benefit from trading changes for credit derivatives.



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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are paying more than $200 million to retain employees who are considered crucial to the government-controlled mortgage giants’ goal of propping up the swooning U.S. housing market, according to their conservator James Lockhart.



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Stock market futures moved higher Friday after nonfarm payrolls data came in broadly in line with expectations, with Research In Motion poised to rise after beating earnings expectations.



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London shares decline on Friday, after rallying strongly in the previous session, ahead of some key U.S. jobs data due later today.