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Payrolls Rise Less Than Projected, U.S. Jobless Rate Steady

Payrolls rose less than projected in September, wages stagnated and the jobless rate was unchanged as people left the workforce, signaling the global slowdown and financial-market turmoil are rippling through the world’s largest economy.


International Container Cuts Spending as Global Growth Slows

International Container Terminal Services Inc. expects to spend only half of the $530 million it budgeted for this year as the Philippine port operator limits its expansion amid slowing global growth, Chairman and President Enrique Razon said.


How to Find -- and Afford -- Your Second Act


$5.7 billion

The Internal Revenue Service collected about that much in 2011 from penalties for early withdrawals from 401(k) retirement savings accounts

Videos: In The Money

China Outlook: Should You Be More Bullish?

Khiem Do, head of Asian multi-asset strategy at Baring Asset Management, discusses China's slowdown and the outlook for the fourth quarter. He speaks to Bloomberg's Stephen Engle, Yvonne Man, Angie Lau and Rishaad Salamat on "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)

Is Friday's Weak U.S. Jobs Data Good News for Asia?

Sean Darby, chief global equity strategist at Jefferies, discusses the U.S. jobs data, its impact on Asia and the outlook for Japan's economy. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Wild ETF Trades Don't Work

Bloomberg Intelligence's Eric Balchunas explains why wild ETF trades don't work. He speaks with Bloomberg's Alix Steel and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Is the 'Yellen Put' Still in Play for Markets?

Mary Ann Bartels, BofA Merrill Lynch's chief investment officer, discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)