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US stock futures bounce on hopeful jobs report

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring picked up slightly in July and the unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent. The modest improvement may quiet fears of another recession a day after Wall Street posted its worst losses in nearly three years.

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Employers added 117,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday. That's better than the past two months, which were also revised higher.

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