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U.S. Stock Futures Extend Drop as American Jobs Growth Stalls

September 02, 2011

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures extended their decline after a report showed American employers added no jobs in August.

Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures expiring in September fell 1.5 percent to 1,183.90 at 8:30 a.m. in New York. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures slumped 126 points, or 1.1 percent, to 11,339.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Nick Baker at nbaker7@bloomberg.net


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