Dollar Near 3 1/2-Year Versus Yen on U.S. Jobs, Japan Trade Data

Dollar Near 3 1/2-Year Versus Yen on U.S. Jobs, Japan Trade Data

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Economists in a Bloomberg News survey estimate the Labor Department will say today that U.S. payrolls expanded by 165,000 in February after a 157,000 gain the prior month, while the jobless rate likely held at 7.9 percent.