The U.S. dollar surged against the yen, euro and pound Friday after data showed 214,000 new jobs were created in October. The euro fell to $1.2377, hovering just above a 26-month low. It traded at $1.2381 Thursday evening. The dollar traded at 115.40 yen, just short of a seven-year high. It traded at 115.16 yen Thursday. The pound traded at $1.5790, its lowest point against the dollar in more than a year. It traded at $1.5843 Thursday. The jobs data printed below the expected level, but analysts still touted it as a solid report, given that unemployment notched down to 5.8% from 5.9%. The economy has now added 200,000 workers or more for nine straight months, a feat last accomplished in 1994.
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