After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks continue to see significant weakness in mid-day trading on Friday. The losses on the day come after the major averages ended the previous session on opposite sides of the unchanged line.
Amid mounting pressure from supporters, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday his decision on whether to run for president would primarily hinge on whether his family has the energy for a campaign.
With traders reacting negatively to the monthly jobs report, stocks have moved sharply lower in early trading on Friday. The major averages have shown notable moves to the downside after ending the previous session mixed.
Offering Democrats a potential pickup opportunity, seven-term Minnesota Congressman John Kline, R-Minn., announced Thursday he has decided not to seek re-election in 2016. Kline currently serves as Chairman of the powerful House Education and the Workforce Committee.
While the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing much weaker than expected U.S. job growth in the month of August, the unemployment rate still fell to a new seven-year low. The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment climbed by 173,000 jobs in August.
Scientists believe that getting exposed to farm dust in early years of growth can help prevent asthma attack. Research in animal models is largely supporting their belief.
Stocks may come under pressure in early trading on Friday following the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 268 points.
As the heartbreaking image of a drowned refugee boy who washed up on a beach in Turkey ricocheted around the world on social media, along with equally painful images of children lying suffocated in the backs of trucks crossing borders and being passed over barbed wire fences by desperate parents, the United Nations refugee and children's agencies and human rights groups made a powerful plea to the
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Friday's session notably lower, as job fears grip the markets. With the monthly non-farm payrolls data being the most important data ahead of the September FOMC meeting, all eyes are likely to be trained on the report to sift through the numbers...
GVC Holdings Plc, a provider of B2B and B2C services to the online gaming and sports betting markets, Friday said it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer to acquire bwin.party digital entertainment Plc. (BPTY.L) for about 1.116 billion pounds.
Germany's factory orders declined most in six months on weak foreign bookings in July, while domestic demand remained robust. Factory orders dropped 1.4 percent in July from a month ago, which was the biggest fall since January when they slid 2.6 percent, data from Destatis revealed Friday.
Here is a quick summary of the earnings reported after the bell on September 3.
VeriFone Systems Inc (PAY)
Q3 net earnings were $9.5 million or $0.08 per share compared with a loss of $29 million or $0.26 per share last year.
Adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.47 per share compared...
The European markets are poised to open sharply lower on Friday as investors look ahead to the release of the U.S. Labor Department's closely-watched monthly jobs report due out later in the day. Economists expect the report to show an increase of about 220,000 jobs in August following the addition of...
In order to conserve cash for a possible new phase III clinical trial of its investigational bio- artificial liver support system, ELAD, Vital Therapies Inc. (VTL) is reducing its workforce by 30% and plans to institute across the board expense reductions.
After showing a strong move to the upside in early trading on Thursday, stocks gave back ground over the course of the session. The major averages pulled back well off their best levels of the day before ending the session mixed.