U.S. Payrolls Rise 236,000; Jobless Rate at 7.7%

March 8 (Bloomberg) -- Payrolls increased more than forecast in February and the jobless rate unexpectedly fell to a five-year low of 7.7 percent, a sign U.S. employers were undaunted by the budget impasse in Washington. Employment rose 236,000 last month after a revised 119,000 gain in January that was smaller than first estimated, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. Peter Cook reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." Source: Bloomberg)

Lloyd Blankfein on Moving From Law to Finance
31:48 - Goldman Sachs Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein discusses getting turned down at several financial firms, including Goldman Sachs, and how he eventually broke into the industry. Blankfein speaks to David Rubenstein in the second episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The full episode airs Wednesday at 8 p.m. New York time on Bloomberg Television. (Source: Bloomberg)
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