Stocks closed mixed today as investors absorbed a July jobs report that closely beat expectations. The Labor Department’s monthly jobs report showed employers added 1.8 million non-farm payrolls during the month of July.
Dow Jones finished +46 at 27,433
S&P 500 finished +2 at 3,351
NASDAQ finished -97 at 11,010
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 3 basis points yielding 0.56%
Oil prices closed down $0.44 ending at $41.51 a barrel
Gold prices closed down $25.40 ending at $2,044 an ounce
In the days’ stock news:
Shares of Zillow Group rallied more than 11% on the back of stronger-than-expected results for the previous quarter. Zillow reported second-quarter revenue of $768 million.
Shares of T-Mobile increased more than 6% following its better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
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