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Oil up on US jobs report
Oil prices rose Friday as traders took their cue from the stock market after some initial concern about the latest report on US employment.

 

US employers added 157,000 jobs in January, and hiring was much stronger at the end of 2012 than previously thought, the Labor Department reported Friday. There was one negative sign: The unemployment rate rose to 7.9% from 7.8% in December. (AP)