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Mohamed A. El-Erian

What the October Jobs Data Means for the Fed

Three data points could force the central bank's hand on raising rates.
A 50/50 proposition.

A 50/50 proposition.

Photographer: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

With investors neatly divided about the possibility the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December, the U.S. jobs report on Friday could affect both market prices and volatility.

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