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  • Nasdaq Advances 1.4% as S&P 500, Dow Hover Near Records

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, heading for modest weekly gains, after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 131 points, or 0.4%, to 34708, while the S&P 500 added 0.8%. Both indexes are hovering just below their all-time closing highs.

  • FTSE Ends Week Higher With US Recovery on Track

    The FTSE closed higher in first week of June boosted by gains from Ocado Group PLC (OCDGF), Renishaw PLC (RNSHF) and Entain PLC (GMVHF), which offset drops from the biggest decliners of the session, Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RYCEF), Associated British Foods PLC (ASBFF) and Pershing Square Holdings Ltd. "Overall, it appears that the U.S. recovery is in the right place for most investors... Still, traders will want to see today's momentum last beyond the weekend, since it has been a dull few weeks and an uptick in both up and down...

  • S&P 500, Dow Hover Just Below Records

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, heading for modest weekly gains, after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 145 points, or 0.4%, to 34722, while the S&P 500 added 0.7%. Both indexes are hovering just below their all-time closing highs.

  • S&P 500 on Track for Slight Weekly Gain

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, heading for slight weekly gains, after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 138 points, or 0.4%, to 34715 shortly after the opening bell. The S&P 500 added 0.5%, while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.7%.

  • Stocks Open Higher After Jobs Report

    U.S. stocks opened higher Friday after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its recovery in May. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% after futures wavered between gains and losses earlier in the day, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.3%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.7%.

  • Stock Futures Rise After Jobs Report

    U.S. stock futures inched higher Friday after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its recovery in May. S&P 500 futures rose 0.4% after wavering between gains and losses earlier in the session, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 0.3%. Changes in futures don't necessarily reflect moves after the opening bell.

  • Stock Futures Rise After Jobs Report

    U.S. stock futures extended their gains Friday after the monthly jobs report showed a pickup in the American labor market's recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose 0.4% and had been up less than 0.1% ahead of the data. The broad market index is on track to post muted losses for the week.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Tick Up Ahead of Jobs Data

    U.S. stock futures edged up ahead of an official update on the U.S. job market that is expected to show a pickup in hiring. S&P 500 futures rose 0.1% and futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.1%. Changes in futures don't necessarily predict movements after the opening bell.

  • Stocks Drop as Technology Shares Retreat

    U.S. stocks fell Thursday as fresh weekly data showed a continued recovery in the labor market and traders kept a close eye on any potential policy shifts from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 fell 15.27 points, or 0.4%, to 4192.85, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 23.34 points, or 0.1%, to 34577.04. The Nasdaq Composite lost 141.82 points, or 1%, to 13614.51, dragged down by the tech stocks that propelled the market higher during the pandemic.

  • Falling Tech Stocks Weigh on Major Indexes

    U.S. stocks wobbled Thursday as fresh weekly data showed a continued recovery in the labor market and traders kept a close eye on any potential policy shifts from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% after ticking up 0.1% on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped less than 0.1%, while the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.9%, dragged down by the tech stocks that propelled the market higher during the pandemic.

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