Jobless-claims drop rouses stocks

Posted: May 3, 2013 at 3:21 a.m.

Stocks rose Thursday after unemployment claims fell to a five-year low. On Wednesday it was just the opposite: The market slumped after companies added just 119,000 jobs in April, the fewest in seven months, according to payroll processor ADP.

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Business, Pages 30 on 05/03/2013