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Weaker generic drug prices hit makers, wholesalersU.S. generic-drug prices are falling at the fastest rate in years, eating into the profits of pharmaceutical wholesalers and manufacturers alike and erasing billions of dollars of their market value in recent days.
12:31 p.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Mark DeCambre
Treasury yields bounce higher after U.S. adds 209,000 jobs in July Labor Department’s report shows average hourly wages rising 0.3%, matching expectationsU.S. Treasurys sell off on Friday, pushing yields higher, following a key labor-market report that came in better than expected, highlighting one consistently strong segment of the economy: jobs.
12:28 p.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Sara Sjolin
Dow ends at record for 8th straight day, powered by jobs report Payrolls not seen changing the outlook for Fed actionU.S. stocks end higher on Friday, with the Dow wrapping up a fresh record for an eighth straight session following a read on the labor market that came in above expectations, a sign that current valuations may be supported by economic activity.
12:16 p.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Jeffry Bartash
Companies to workers: We’re hiring, but don’t expect a big raise Lowest unemployment rate in 16 years not leading to higher payCompanies big and small are rushing to fill a near record number of job openings, but what they aren’t doing is offering bigger paydays.
12:14 p.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Carla Mozee
Dollar rallies after strong jobs report, snaps 3-week skid Dollar rebounds off 15-month lowThe U.S. dollar spikes on Friday, rebounding off a near-15-month low on Friday after the closely watched U.S. jobs report topped expectations, which was seen as clearing a path for the Federal Reserve to tighten its balance sheet.
11:57 a.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Greg Robb
Why one Fed official is the skunk at the picnic on the jobs report Kashkari says job data doesn’t boost confidence that inflation will firm Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said the July jobs report was ‘nothing new’ and questioned how it would make officials more confident that inflation would rise toward the central bank’s 2% target.
11:43 a.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Alessandra Malito
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11:23 a.m. Aug. 4, 2017 - By Brett Arends
Manager of this $14 billion fund has a big, scary bet on emerging markets GMO sees developing countries as best of a poor fieldGMO sees developing countries as best of a poor field, writes Brett Arends.