Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.3%

9:00am (EST) The market finished flat on Thursday ahead of this morning’s unemployment numbers with Tech showing strength while the blue-chips slipped. The Dow fell 11 points to 12,705 while the S&P added a point to end at 1,325.  The Nasdaq added 11 points to finish at 2,859 after kissingRead more

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Who’s the April Fool?

9:00am (EST)  We knew yesterday would be boring and the tight range the market traded in followed script.  The Dow traded within a 60 point range and lost 30 points into the close to finish at 12,319.  The S&P 500 stayed in a 5 point handle and closed at 1,325, whichRead more

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Bulls Looking For First Win of 2011

12:10pm (EST) The market has traded in a tight range today as we close the week and the bulls are on track to get the first victory of the year if we hold at current levels.  There was a lot of nervousness ahead of this morning’s jobs data but bothRead more

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Jobs Numbers Mixed, Dendreon (DNDN) Active

9:00am (EST) Yesterday’s news doesn’t really matter as of this update but we like to keep tradition around here.  The Dow had it 4-session winning streak snapped on Thursday as the index fell 25 points, or 0.2%, and closed at 11,697 while the S&P 500 slipped 3 points, or 0.2%, and settledRead more

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Unemployment Holds Steady At 9.7%

9:05am (EST) Futures are pointing towards a strong open this morning after  U.S. employers cut a smaller than expected 36,000 jobs in February, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 9.7%.  However, it was unclear how much the snow had impacted payrolls. [caption id="attachment_4500" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Courtesy of Econoday.com"][/caption] The LaborRead more

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