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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Jobs versus interest rates

David Brancaccio Jul 8, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Jobs versus interest rates

David Brancaccio Jul 8, 2013
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The yield on the 10-year Treasury note — the benchmark for U.S. interest rates — was up this morning following Friday’s somewhat positive jobs report.

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