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Reports from the Labor Department this morning show the U.S. created 216,000 jobs last month, sending the unemployment rate down to 8.8 percent. Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS MoneyWatch, explains.
House Republicans will be examining AARP's interest in the health care law. It's possible that the reform will mean $1 billion in extra sales for AARP in the next 10 years.
Later this morning we'll get employment numbers for March from the Labor department. Economists expect the report will say the economy added around 200,000 jobs for the month.
According to documents released yesterday by the Federal Reserve, the central bank supplied emergency loans to not only the U.S. banking system, but to many of foreign banks as well.
The Labor Department reports today that the economy added 216,000 jobs in March. And according to economists, all the job gains were in the private sector. Chris Low, economist with FTN Financial, explains.
NASDAQ and InterContinental Exchange put in a $11.3 billion offer today to buy the New York Stock Exchange, just weeks after the NYSE agreed to a merger with Germany's Deutsche Borse.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, April 1, 2011