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10 things you need to know today

<b>Friday is jobs day.</b> The US economy added 215,000 jobs in March, topping the 205,000 that was expected. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5%. Additionally, average hourly earnings increased 2.3% compared with a year ago.<p><b>Q1 had one of the greatest comebacks in stock market history.</b> Ryan Detrick of …

Markets

40 Gorgeous Reasons to Visit Our No. 1 Travel Destination for 2016

From impressive waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic landscapes to the colorful city of Reykjavik, our well-traveled BT audience gives you a virtual …

European Travel

The Most Popular Enterprise Sync and Share Product Might Surprise You

451 Research released a report this week with details on the enterprise sync and share market and what they found may surprise you. It certainly surprised me. That’s because the most popular sync and share tool in the enterprise today is not Box or even Microsoft OneDrive. It’s Dropbox, the cloud …

GOLDMAN: Here Are The 10 Big Market Stories That'll Dominate 2015

Looking forward, the analysts at Goldman Sachs have been rolling out their 2015 forecasts through a series of notes. They've already offered their top eight trades for the year while forecasting that the S&P 500 would climb modestly to 2,100.<p>All of their forecasts fit in the context of their "Top …

Markets

Retailers close out earnings season

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Earnings season wraps up this week as the last Dow component and most of the remaining S&P 500 companies report. Retail …

Eurozone dodges triple-dip recession but submerges in 'lost decade'

Italian ex-minister warned that “Titanic Europe” is heading for a shipwreck, demanding an “orderly break-up” of the euro unless there is a radical change of course<p>The eurozone has averted a triple-dip recession but remains stuck in a deep structural slump, with too little momentum to create jobs or …

This Is the Best Cheap Wi-Fi Router You Can Buy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the original full article below at</i> …

New Uber Funding Round Could Value the Company at $25 Billion

It'll use the pile of money to expand and fend off rivals -- same as it ever was.<p>The very-well-capitalized mobile transportation company Uber is likely to raise even more money, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans.<p>The company recently set out to raise a new round of funding with …