Reflecting a negative reaction to the closely watched monthly jobs report, stocks moved sharply lower during trading on Friday. With the steep drop on the day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell to its lowest closing level in well over a year.
Following the release of a report showing the U.S. unemployment rate at a nearly eight-year low in January, President Barack Obama took the opportunity on Friday to tout the economic progress made in recent years.
After the Iowa Democratic caucuses finished in a virtual dead heat earlier this week, the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in a statistical tie nationally.
After coming under pressure in early trading on Friday, stocks have seen some further downside over the course of the session. The tech-heavy Nasdaq has shown a particularly steep drop and is on pace to end the day at its lowest closing level in well over a year.
Donald Trump continues to lead in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey of likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, although the real estate tycoon's advantage has narrowed since his defeat in Iowa.
On the heels of the release of the closely watched monthly jobs report, stocks have moved mostly lower in early trading on Friday. The major averages have slid firmly into the red after ending yesterday's choppy trading in positive territory.
Whats App fans can now chat to more friends on this popular social media platform. With the latest update, the limit of group users is increased to 256 from the current 100. During the initial days of the App, group chat limit was 50 and it was raised to 100 in November 2014.
Just days before the New Hampshire primary, the results of a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll show Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holding on to a big lead over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
With imports rising and exports falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in December. The report said the trade deficit widened to $43.4 billion in December from a revised $42.2 billion in November.
Employment in the U.S. rose by less than expected in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday, although the unemployment rate still edged lower. The Labor Department said non-farm payroll employment climbed by 151,000 jobs in January.
Stocks may move to the downside in early trading on Friday following the release of disappointing jobs data. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 20 points.
Jeep, the 4x4 vehicles, which has developed a strong bond with its masters, is aggressively on an expansion mode in its 75th anniversary year. Its fans have always been in love with the famous tag "Go Anywhere, Do Anything."
Meat products maker Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased 49% from last year. It raised its profit outlook for fiscal year 2016 ,but it cut its annual sales guidance.
Loews Corp.'s (L) fourth-quarter results are due to released before the bell on Monday, February 8. Consensus estimate calls for earnings of $0.78 per share for the quarter, according to analysts compiled by Thomson Reuters.
Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Friday's session higher, as commodities trade higher. The dollar is gaining ground after its recent weakness, as the monthly NFP report looms large. The recent weak string of data points has dented the currency to some extent....