U.S. Jobless Rate 8.1%, Payrolls Less Than Expected

Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports that payrolls rose less than projected in August and the unemployment rate declined as more Americans left the labor force, indicating the U.S. labor market is stagnating. The economy added 96,000 workers last month following a revised 141,000 rise in July that was smaller than initially estimated, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "in the Loop."

Market Strategy: How to Play Asia
32:14 - Ajay Kapur, head of Asia-Pacific and global emerging markets strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses his investment strategy and why he's bullish on Asia. He speaks to Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)
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