U.S. Payrolls Rise 163,000; Unemployment 8.3%

Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Payrolls in the U.S. increased 163,000 in July, more than forecast, boosted by a pickup in employment at automakers even as the jobless rate unexpectedly rose to a five-month high of 8.3 percent. Payrolls climbed following a revised 64,000 rise in June that was less than initially reported, Labor Department figures showed today. Peter Cook and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop."
Ryanair FY Profit Up 66% to EU867M
12:42 - Ryanair, Europe’s biggest discount carrier, releases full-year earnings. Bloomberg’s Keri Lundgren reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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