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Markets Look for Six Straight Weeks of Gains

Equity markets pointed to a lower open heading into trade on Friday following the U.S. employment data. There were 215,000 jobs added and average hourly earnings increased 0.3 percent, a sign that the labor market is holding up well in the face of slowing global growth. Stocks recovered at midday, erasing earlier losses as the market kicked off the second quarter of 2016 on pace for six weekly gains. The market sold off on the better jobs data because it could potentially signal an...

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