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Nevada adds 4,700 jobs in July

Nevada added 4,700 jobs in July, standing 31,900 higher than a year ago, according to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.

Everi narrows loss; Southwest posts higher earnings

Everi Holdings, a Las Vegas company providing payment processing services to the casino industry, narrowed its second-quarter loss from a year ago and said sales increased in its games segment. Meanwhile, Southwest Gas Corp. posted higher second-quarter earnings and revenue helped by a surge in natural-gas unit earnings.

US stocks rise to record highs after strong jobs report

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks jumped to record highs Friday after a strong jobs report for the month of July gave investors more confidence that the economy is still growing. Financial and technology stocks soared and investors sold the safe assets they have favored for most of this year.