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SoftBank raises offer for Sprint Nextel – Financial Times

Japan’s SoftBank said on Tuesday that it had agreed with Sprint Nextel to raise its offer for the US wireless operator to $ 21.6bn, increasing the pressure on rival Dish Network. The announcement came a day before a scheduled meeting…

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Middling Jobs Numbers Signal a Long Path to Healthy Payrolls – New York Times

By Ben Werschkul, Pedro Rafael Rosado, Erica Berenstein, Marcus Mabry, Alyssa Kim, Abe Sater, Kriston Lewis and Robin Lindsay Why Wall Street Likes Slow Job Growth: Job growth in May kept up with the year’s monthly average, with 175,000 new…

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Where Are the Jobs Today? – Fox Business

This transcript is automatically generated While today’s jobs report may not be a game changer for the Fed’s upcoming policy decision it did cause our next guest is significantly cut. He’s year and unemployment rate forecast joining us now. –…

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Jobs report ? Tepid , like everything else in the economy . – Christian Science Monitor

US adds 175,000 jobs in May, in line with expectations but not enough to reduce the unemployment rate. Elsewhere in the economy, manufacturing and construction disappoint, but jobless claims fall. US adds jobs, but unemployment rate rises: The US economy…

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, shares gain after US jobs data pleases investors – Reuters

Link this Share this * Dollar gains after U.S. payrolls rise by 175,000 in May * Data not seen as strong enough to prompt Fed pullback soon * Global equity markets rise on ‘Goldilocks’ data By Herbert Lash NEW YORK,…

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Wealth Lost in Slump Returns – Wall Street Journal

By NEIL SHAH Americans have rebuilt much of the wealth they lost during the recession. The net worth of U.S. households and nonprofit organizations—the value of homes, stocks and other assets minus debts and other liabilities—jumped 4.5%, or about $…

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Fed stimulus jitters drive Asian shares to 2013 lows – Reuters

1 of 4. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, May 16, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid By Chikako Mogi TOKYO | Wed Jun 5, 2013 8:39pm EDT TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares eased on Thursday as…

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Samsung’s surprise patent win could block Apple iPhone 4 sales in US – The Guardian

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Dollar recovers against yen after sharp sell-off – Reuters

1 of 2. Euro and U.S. dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Prague January 23, 2013. Credit: Reuters/David W Cerny By Jessica Mortimer LONDON | Tue Jun 4, 2013 6:39am EDT LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar…

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ISM manufacturing gauge worst in 4 years – MarketWatch

By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Executives at American manufacturing companies reported sharply lower orders in May and the biggest contraction in their business in almost four years, according to a closely followed survey released Monday. The Institute for…

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