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Before the bell: Stock futures up sharply after jobs data

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The U.S. disappointed markets again with its latest job figures, with 113,000 net jobs created in January, missing the expectation of 180,000. It marked only a tepid improvement from the 74,000 net new jobs created in December - which had been a shockingly weak number.