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December 5, 2014

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers are thought to have hired at another robust pace in November in the latest sign that the United States is outshining struggling economies throughout the developed world. The government issues the November jobs report on Friday, with analysts forecasting that the economy generated 225,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate remained 5.8 percent. By Christopher S. Rugaber. UPCOMING 600 words, photos at 3 a.m., followed by 130 words after release of report at 8:30 a.m., 350 words by 9:15 a.m.

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FACTORY ORDERS

WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department reports on U.S. factory orders for October. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 10 a.m., 350 words by 10:45 a.m., photo.

TRADE GAP

WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade deficit for October. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:30 a.m., 350 words by 9:15 a.m., photo.

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