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  • Stocks Climb as S&P 500, Dow Hit Records -- Update

    A lackluster monthly jobs report sparked a rebound in technology shares and other growth stocks Friday, helping send the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to fresh highs. The broad stock market index ticked up 30.98 points, or 0.7%, to 4232.60, while the Dow inched up 229.23 points, or 0.7%, to 34777.76. The milestones marked the respective indexes' 26th and 24th record closes of 2021..

  • Stocks Climb as S&P 500, Dow Hit Records

    A lackluster monthly jobs report sparked a rebound in technology shares and other growth stocks Friday, setting up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 for fresh records. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.9%, outpacing its peers. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.7%, hitting a new closing high of 4232. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 228 points, or 0.7% to 34776, also its highest close ever.

  • Tech Stocks Climb on Waning Rate Worries

    A lackluster monthly jobs report sparked a rebound in technology shares and other growth stocks Friday while triggering a decline in government-bond yields. The Nasdaq Composite added 1.3%, outpacing its peers. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.7%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high.

  • Tech Stocks Climb Despite Disappointing Jobs Report

    Technology and other growth stocks jumped and government-bond yields declined after disappointing jobs data suggested a potential slowdown in the pace of the economic recovery. The Nasdaq Composite added 1% shortly after the opening bell, outpacing its peers. The S&P 500 ticked up 0.5%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high.

  • Stocks Open Mixed After Disappointing Jobs Report

    U.S. stocks opened mixed and government-bond yields declined after disappointing jobs data suggested a potential slowdown in the pace of the economic recovery. The S&P 500 ticked up less than 0.1%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high. The Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.5%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.2%.

  • Stock Futures Cling to Gains After Disappointing Jobs Report

    U.S. stock futures clung to their early gains and government-bond yields declined after disappointing jobs data suggested a potential slowdown in the pace of the economic recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.3%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high. Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 1.2%, with gains accelerating after the jobs data was released.

  • Correction to Stock Market Article

    The monthly jobs report showed employers added 266,000 jobs in April. "Stock Futures Cling to Gains After Disappointing Jobs Report" at 9:03 a.m. ET, incorrectly said the report was for March. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 05-07-21 0918 ET Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • Stock Futures Cling to Gains After Disappointing Jobs Report

    U.S. stock futures clung to their early gains and government-bond yields declined after disappointing jobs data suggested a potential slowdown in the pace of the economic recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.4%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high. Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 1.3%, with gains accelerating after the jobs data was released.

  • Stock Futures Cling to Gains After Disappointing Jobs Report

    U.S. stock futures clung to their early gains after disappointing jobs data showed employers added 266,000 jobs in April, badly missing expectations. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.4%, a day after the broad-market index closed near its all-time high. Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 1.3%, with gains accelerating after the jobs data was released.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Pause Ahead of Jobs Data

    U.S. stock futures were little changed ahead of monthly jobs figures that are expected to signal a rebounding economy. S&P 500 futures traded broadly flat and futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded flat. Changes in futures don't necessarily predict movements after the markets open.

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