Initial and Continuing Jobless Claims Less Than Expected – Market Update

Initial and Continuing Jobless Claims Less Than Expected - Market Update - Zing Blog Markets were flat throughout the day yesterday as focus remains on Friday’s job numbers. The ADP Employment Change report, which can be somewhat of an indication of payroll numbers, came in 7,000 below expectations. Initial and Continuing Jobless Claims were less than expected, giving hope to the prospects of an economic turnaround.

What’s Up on Wall Street?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 12.44 points (-0.10%) while the Nasdaq increased 1.15 points (0.04%). Also, the S&P 500 fell 1.42 points (-0.10%).

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Financial Links

Here are a few links to some of today’s financial articles. Be sure to leave a comment below if you know of any additional financial articles that are trending today.

MarketWatch

Apple’s Losses Weigh on Tech Sector’s Advance

HousingWire

Jobless Claims Fall for Third Consecutive Week

Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks are Little Changed on ECB Amid Budget Talks

 

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