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Taking Economy's Pulse; Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.6%

Stocks ticked higher today after the jobs report said the economy created 113,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate dipped to 6.6%.

It's a small improvement over December's disappointing report, but not nearly enough to signal a rebound in what some call an increasingly unpredictable U.S. labor market.

Tech shares taking a beating after disappointing revenue guidance from LinkedIn. I's been a tough year so far for stocks but there was a rebound yesterday, and so far, so good for today.

Slowing growth in the developing world has some analysts worried about the underlying strength of the U.S. economy.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.