Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in December though the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent.
U.S. stock index futures rose sharply ahead of Friday’s open on news surrounding U.S.-China trade talks.
It’s going to be a tough day for technology stocks on Thursday after Applewarned first-quarter sales would be less than it previously expected. The broader stock market will suffer too as the iPhone maker blamed a slowing Chinese economy for the shortfall.
U.S. stock index futures pulled back on the first trading day of the new year, as more disappointing economic data from China hampered global risk appetite.
U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Monday on growing optimism surrounding U.S.-China trade talks.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open on Friday for the three major indexes in the U.S., as Wall Street gets set to build on back-to-back rallies.
The U.S. oil industry is delivering a one-two punch to Middle East producers already reeling from a collapse in prices.
Futures implied Thursday morning that U.S. stocks were headed for declines when they open on Thursday.