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  • TOKYO, Oct 6- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday after a stronger-than-expected September U.S. jobs report bolstered sentiment, while a weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. The Nikkei share average ended 1.2 higher at 15,890.95. The broader Topix advanced 1.1 percent to 1,296.40, and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 added...

  • *Fujifilm soars on Ebola treatment hope. TOKYO, Oct 6- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday morning after a stronger-than-expected September U.S. jobs report bolstered sentiment, while Fujifilm Holdings Corp soared on hopes that its influenza drug may cure Ebola. Fujifilm rose 5.1 percent to a six-year high of 3,580 yen and was the third most traded stock...

  • *Activity likely to be thin due to holidays, Japan typhoon. Data from the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. non-farm payrolls rose 248,000 last month and the jobless rate fell to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008, underscoring that the U.S. economy continues to improve and adding credence to speculation that the U.S. Speculators once again increased...

  • *U.S. economy creates 248,000 jobs in September. NEW YORK, Oct 3- The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month, which suggested that the U.S. recovery was on a stable path. Data from the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. non-farm payrolls rose 248,000 last month and the...

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Coming up: FOMC minutes, earnings, a new term for the Supreme Court and the NHL season kicks off.

  • Want a job? Medical coders shortage     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at the big opportunity for jobs in the health care industry.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rallies on bullish jobs report Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 3- U.S. stocks were higher on Friday after the September jobs report came in ahead of expectations, though major indexes remained on track for a second straight weekly decline. The sector has lost 4.5 percent this week, its biggest weekly decline since June 2012. "We're looking at a pretty sound fundamental picture, which has us tilted towards the upside,...

  • Low wage growth will keep Fed on hold: Pro     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the lack of wage growth will keep the Federal Reserve "on hold" for longer in terms of an interest rate hike.

  • TREASURIES-Yields rise on sturdy jobs data Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    *Treasury to sell $61 bln new debt next week. NEW YORK, Oct 3- Treasuries yields increased on Friday after U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs to their payrolls in September, more than economists had expected. "The headline was stronger than expected," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • Whew! Job creation shows rebound in September Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    A Chrysler assembly line employee in Warren, Mich., works on a Ram 1500 transmission, Sept. 25, 2014.

    Job growth bounced back, with the U.S. economy creating 248,000 fresh positions. The unemployment rate fell to 5.9%.

  • Consumption should remain strong: Pro     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    ISM non-manufacturing data from September hits 58.6. David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, take a close look today's jobs data.

  • ISM non-manufacturing index hits 58.6     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports ISM non-manufacturing data from September; and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the number.

  • *U.S. economy creates 248,000 jobs in September. NEW YORK, Oct 3- The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month, which suggested that the U.S. recovery was on a stable path. Data from the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. non-farm payrolls rose 248,000 last month and the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015. U.S. non-farm payrolls rose by 248,000 last month and the jobless rate fell two-tenths of a point to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008, the Labor Department said. "As demand is continuing to...

  • *Platinum on Friday hit lowest since Sept 2009. LONDON, Oct 3- Gold fell below $1,200 an ounce for the first time this year on Friday as the dollar jumped after better-than expected U.S. non-farm payroll data, which could bolster bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015 or even earlier. "The move in the dollar has been quite drastic after the good U.S. non-farm...

  • *Europe bounces but equities globally head for big weekly loss. LONDON, Oct 3- A strong improvement in the U.S. jobs market lifted the dollar to a four-year high against a basket of currencies on Friday while stocks also extended gains, taking heart from more evidence of a sustained recovery in the world's largest economy. Wall Street futures extended gains while...

  • TREASURIES-Yields rise on strong jobs data Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    *Yields up after jobs data beats expectations. NEW YORK, Oct 3- Treasuries yields increased on Friday after U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs to their payrolls in September, more than economists had expected. "The headline was stronger than expected," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • Disconnect between Obama and economy     Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Austan Goolsbee, Chicago's Booth Business School; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; and Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior contributor, share their thoughts on the apparent divide between President Obama's popularity and the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Oct 3- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, which could bolster bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015 or even earlier. *U.S. non-farm payrolls rose by 248,000 last month and the jobless rate fell to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008, the Labor Department said. COMMENTS: PAUL NOLTE, PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, which could bolster bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015 or even earlier. While President Barack Obama's message of an improving economy has been hampered by persistent drops in family incomes under his watch, the hiring data underscored the...