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3XSQ: First jobs report of 2013 shows steady economic growth

Friday, February 01, 2013 - 02:57

Feb 1 - Employers added 157,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the Labor Department said on Friday. There were 127,000 more jobs created in November and December than previously reported.

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Look every time split this Friday from Reuters world headquarters in New York our daily did get. 157000. Gain in nonfarm payrolls in January -- in line with estimates. The report providing signs of economic stability after the fourth quarter GDP report out earlier this week showed contraction. Revisions to November and December's job figures showed employers added 127000. More jobs than previously reported. Solid results from the oil patch this morning Exxon mobile posting higher than expected rise in profit helped by its chemical and refining business. While Chevron reported a rise in profit refining gains as well this despite a fire in August that crippled its -- refinery. Fellow Dow component Merck not -- as well it reported a drop in profit and issued a cautious outlook for 2013. Shares of all three right now ExxonMobil is down about half percent Chevron. Up justice there and -- is down just over 3%. From some power company to our power player. It's David Beckham the soccer star is -- different capital to -- Harry as he starts his tenure with the -- sentiment club. Fans already lining up at the team store on the shot today to shell out 110. Euros or about a 150 bucks. For sure with his name on it and number 32. Beckons as people donate his salary to charity. From -- today. -- -- Pop singer beyoncé admitted she did sing along to -- pre recorded track during her National Anthem performance at the presidential inauguration. And -- -- press conference for all the doubters out there she belted out a lie and flawless -- cappella version. Anyway the simple and questions. -- will perform the halftime show at the super ball well collegiate east takes on national and the duties. He's lip -- we hope not but we you know she asked singing the praises of the new Blackberry ten as the global creative director. No word on whether she's making backed. And finally penguins have popped up a lot popular culture think the animated film happy even of the documentary march of the penguins. But Venus and -- popped up out of nowhere thick the ice penguin sculptures mysteriously appeared in front of a musical theater in Moscow out. No one knows who did them -- how they got there but pastors five. About the same besides that the frozen birds had some happy feet of their own and they -- among them. That is the latest three times this Friday you can follow us on Twitter actually it insider and get more players -- yes actually there's dot com slash -- TV. I'm Lisa Bernhard this is right.

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3XSQ: First jobs report of 2013 shows steady economic growth

Friday, February 01, 2013 - 02:57

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