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Global stocks are surging after Trump cancels Mexico tariffs

Asian and European equities and US futures rose after the US nixed plans to slap tariffs on Mexico and weak jobs data fueled hopes of rate cuts.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

The jobs report beat in March, but wage gains slowed

The official employment report out Friday showed hiring rebounded last month and that wage growth eased.
Powell repeated his dovish stance on rates over the weekend.

Stocks are getting a lift from China stimulus pledge and Powell comments — ‘We don’t feel any hurry’ on rates

Chinese and European stocks are edging higher, while US futures are gaining. Boeing's crash woes are set to drag the Dow lower.
The news from China is bad.

Trump’s trade war is hammering Chinese exports and it’s driving a global selloff

Chinese exports dropped a shocking 21%, and traders are nervous about European growth and US jobs.

Here’s why the February jobs report is coming out in the middle of the month

The February jobs report is late, on March 8, the second Friday of the month, because of how the government schedules the survey behind the numbers.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

The economy adds 304,000 jobs in January, smashing expectations as the unemployment rate rises

The US added significantly more jobs than expected in January and wages increased despite the longest partial government shutdown in history.

Jobs report misses estimates as unemployment holds at 49-year low

The jobs report was expected to show that the unemployment rate held at a 49-year low for a third straight month.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump.

This was the perfect jobs report for Trump and the GOP

The strong jobs report and wage growth could be a boost for President Donald Trump and the GOP heading into next week's midterm elections.
The October jobs report was expected to show the fastest wage growth since the recession.

Jobs report beats big as wages grow at their fastest pace since 2009

Wage growth is picking up, and the jobs report showed a new postrecession milestone for Americans' paychecks.

US unemployment rate falls to its lowest level since 1969

The low unemployment rate shown in Friday's jobs report added to evidence of a booming economy, now in a record eighth straight year of monthly job gains. It also showed the labor market continuing to tighten, perhaps eventually pressuring companies to pay workers more.