The U.S. stock market responded quickly to the better-than-expected jobs report , as the Dow Jones Industrial Average opened higher on Friday. But employers handed out fewer pay raises, as wages grew at a slower face than in February. Construction added 16,000 jobs, which did not fully offset the 25,000 drop reported in February. On a year-over-year basis, employment in the province was up 2.4% or 175,000, mostly in full-time work.
And he added: "Sadly, I fear that we are now at risk of simultaneously failing in both". European Council President Donald Tusk said it was not certain how European leaders would view her request. Market participants were hoping that the meeting between May and Corbyn will end the Brexit deadlock. "You do find that leaders who decide to go with the opposition rather than their own party find their own party doesn't plainly follow", Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Tory MP who leads an anti-EU faction ...
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said the government would accept a soft Brexit if parliament voted for it. He added: "There is a real concern that if the United Kingdom stays in the EU beyond the date of the European elections and doesn't hold the European elections then there is a risk parliament will not be properly constituted".
Constellation Brands ( STZ ) stock is up 4.0% as of 10:52 AM EDT today after reporting its better-than-expected sales and earnings results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on February 28. On Wednesday , the company said it would sell about 30 of its wine and spirit brands that retail under $11 a bottle to California-based E. & J. Gallo Winery for $1.7 billion, as the brewer focuses on its portfolio of premium brands such as Robert Mondavi, Meiomi and Kim Crawford.
On financial matters, Cain has talked about returning the U.S.to the Gold Standard and has defended higher interest rates , saying in January , "I am not as afraid of inflation as I am of deflation", he said. Trump is awaiting the results of background checks but hopes to make the announcement soon, the website Axios reported , citing unnamed officials with knowledge of the matter.
The move came as immigration officials are dealing with a massive spike in U.S-Mexico border crossings - and a recent flare-up by President Donald Trump , who threatened to close the border entirely by the end of this week before backing off.