NEW YORK - U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to halt a five-session losing streak, in the wake of a stronger-than-expected payrolls report.
- U.S. unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
- Chevron's $6.4 billion China gas project pushed back again: sources
- Analysis: Deep discounts sound warning for U.S. retail profits
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- Monte Paschi's top investor may vote against cash call: sources
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