Alcoa and Pier 1 Imports are big market movers – Belleville News Democrat

US jobless figures give Fed ammunition for rate rise – The Times (subscription)

Social Security, Trust Funds and Promises – Bloomberg View

Congress struggles to find highway funding – USA TODAY

Dudley Defends New York’s Special Role in Fed System – Bloomberg

US stocks gain; weak US jobs data eases Fed concerns – Reuters India

FBI agents will be required to pass a fitness test for the first time in 16 years – The Week Magazine

No. 7 train evacuated inside smoke-filled East River tunnel – New York Daily News

Fraternity Says It Will ‘Pursue All Legal Action’ Against Rolling Stone – ABC News

US stock indexes gain in quiet trading; oil price surges – Montana Standard