Today, payroll data came in even more positive than expected, leading economists to believe that the U.S. may experience a hiring acceleration. Also, the unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped from 8.6 percent to 8.5 percent which will likely push Treasuries downward.
What’s Up On Wall Street?
Yesterday was a slow day for financial news aside from the drop in value of the Canadian dollar and European stocks falling. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 2.72 points (0.02 percent). The S&P 500 closed up 3.76 points (0.29 percent). The Nasdaq Composite experienced the largest gains as it closed up 21.50 points (0.81 percent).
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