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*Gold posts 5th straight weekly gain on Ukraine tensions. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 7- Gold tumbled 1 percent on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth accelerated sharply, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
TOKYO _ GDP revision, Bank of Japan policy meeting begins. WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m. Eastern; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m..
NY Fed President William Dudley outlined some bright spots in the US recovery from recession, but he stressed that the labor market is still hobbled.
CNBC's Patti Domm and Jeff Cox discuss the latest jobs report and how it turned out to be better than expected.
Job creation accelerated in February, posting a better-than-expected gain of 175,000 despite expectations that weather would keep the count low.
*Gold still heads for weekly gain on Ukraine tensions. LONDON, March 7- Gold tumbled more than 1 percent on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data helped soothe fears of an abrupt slowdown in the world's biggest economy. Gold futures for April delivery fell $16.70 to $1,335.00 an ounce.
NEW YORK, March 7- The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by an unexpectedly large jump in U.S. jobs growth that touched off enough buying to lift the greenback from a four-month low.
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, weighs in on this morning's employment data. We are moving in the right direction, but we have a heck of a lot more work to do, says Perez, in sharing his thoughts on infrastructure, immigration and education.
CHICAGO-- The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in January, down from the previous month's revised rate of 8.9 percent. Illinois' unemployment rate remains well above the national average of 6.6 percent.
NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stock and crude futures jumped and the dollar strengthened on Friday after a report on U.S. employment showed jobs growth was greater than expected last month, easing fears a recent soft patch in the economy was due to more than a harsh winter.
NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. Employers added 175,000 jobs to their payrolls last month after creating 129,000 new positions in January, the Labor Department said on Friday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli provides his thoughts on Friday's jobs numbers.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest employment data.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli, provide their predictions on Friday's jobs number.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Ben White, CNBC Contributor, share their thoughts on what to expect from this morning's employment data, infrastructure spending, and the economy.
*FireEye shares decline after secondary offering. *Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway; Safeway shares slip. President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on what he learned at the Federal Reserve about long-term economic stability and its part in creating economic bubbles.
*Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates. LONDON, March 7- Oil held around $108 a barrel on Friday as investors balanced supply concerns arising from the Ukraine crisis with seasonally slowing crude demand and forecasts for only modest U.S. jobs growth in February.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on the impact of weather on the employment report.
The fast growing aviation industry is hiring, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson, with a look at how one company is benefiting from the growth and training workers.