U.S. stock futures rose on strong jobs numbers and consumer spending, a big factor in the sluggish economic growth seen during the first three months of the year. The number of Americans filing new ... more 
U.S. stock futures rose on strong jobs numbers and consumer spending, a big factor in the sluggish economic growth seen during the first three months of the year. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week in line with the recent moderate pace of jobs growth. When Apple was engaged in long, protracted negotiations with record companies over terms for its iTunes Radio service, many assumed that the company was trying to get copyright owners to take less money per song play than competing Internet radio service Pandora. Reports now say that this is not the case, because Apple is paying out $0.13 per song play, or 1 cent more than what Pandora pays out. less 
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