Stocks Fall amid Inflation Worries

March payrolls rose 211,000, while the unemployment rate fell. Treasury yields closed at multi-year highs

Stocks finished sharply lower Friday, as market players weighed the government's March employment report and a rise in the 10-year Treasury yield to its highest close since 2002 stoked inflation fears. Profit-taking added to stock price weakness, says Standard & Poor's MarketScope.

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