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US job growth surges in February

US job growth surges in February

Business
Job creation in the US economy surged last month, but the annual rate of wage growth slowed.The economy created 313,000 jobs in February, official figures show, far in excess of analysts' expectations.However, the unemployment rate remained at 4.1%, while the annual earnings growth rate slowed to 2.6% last month.January's annual wage growth rate - which had triggered fears over inflationary pressures - was also revised down from 2.9% to 2.8%.The strong wage growth figure for January prompted sharp volatility on the stock market, as investors worried the US Federal Reserve would quicken the pace at which it increased interest rates.'Firing on all cylinders'Despite a lower-than-expected wage increase in February, many economists said longer term trends still point to higher wages.The US econ...
The 72 on talkSPORT 2 – Football League podcast on Thursday, February 1

The 72 on talkSPORT 2 – Football League podcast on Thursday, February 1

Sports
Thursday, February 1, 2018Dan Windle is joined in studio by Matt Stanger of the Totally Football League show and former Southampton midfielder turned Sky Sports pundit, David Prutton.They reflect on a busy deadline day across the EFL and look ahead to the return of a full fixture schedule following the FA Cup fourth-round.They also get the latest from Jack Gaughan of the Daily Mail on the ownership circus at Blackpool and former Portsmouth midfielder David Norris joins the show for another Football League flashback.Let's block ads! (Why?)
Budget on February 1, first part of budget session from January 29 to Feb 9

Budget on February 1, first part of budget session from January 29 to Feb 9

Finance
The Union Budget would be presented on February 1 this year as well, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar today informed. He also said that first part of the budget session would take place from January 29 to February 9. "First part of budget session to be held from 29 January to 9 February, budget to be presented on 1 February. The second part to be held from 5 March to 6 April," said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar. President Ramnath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses on January 29 and the Economic Survey will be tabled on the same day. The government had advanced the Budget date to February 1 in September 2016. Earlier, the Union Budget used to be presented on the last working day of February. The Winter session of Parliament has e...