NewsWatch: U.S. adds 225,000 jobs in January as hiring speeds up, unemployment rises to 3.6%

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The U.S. created a robust 225,000 new jobs in January to get off to a good start in 2020, reflecting surprising resilience in the labor market despite a contraction in manufacturing and softer economic growth. The unemployment rate edged up to 3.6%. See full story.

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Uber makes a lot of big promises for 2020 — now it just has to live up to them

Uber Technologies Inc. rewarded investors with a narrower-than-expected loss and an updated forecast for adjusted profits at the end of this year, a promise investors will now be counting on after its positive surprise. See full story.

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Encouraging banks to tap Fed discount window could prevent another repo market freeze, says Quarles

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‘If you hold the stock, you have to weather the storm and be comfortable with the volatility.’ See full story.

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