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Before the bell: Futures fluctuate after blowout jobs data

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North American stock futures immediately turned higher after the U.S. reported a blowout jobs number, with 288,000 net new jobs created in April versus expectations of 210,000 and the unemployment rate surprisingly plunging to 6.3 per cent.