U.S. Payrolls Jump by 204,000; Jobless Rate at 7.3%

Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Payrolls in the U.S. increased more than forecast in October, a sign that employers were optimistic the world’s biggest economy would weather the effects of the federal government shutdown. The addition of 204,000 workers followed a revised 163,000 gain in September that was larger than initially estimated, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. The jobless rate rose to 7.3 percent from an almost five-year low. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
SocGen's Lawson Sees More Gains for China Stocks
06:57 - Toby Lawson, Sydney-based head of global markets, Australia, at Societe General SA, talks about why the rally for China stocks may continue. He also discusses Japan's economy, central bank policy and stocks, and opportunities in India. He speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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