Stocks increased today, with every major index finishing up about a half of percent. This was due to a record jobs gain of 4.8 million in June, which beat the estimates of 2.9 million and brought unemployment down to 11.1%.
Dow Jones +92 at 25,827
S&P 500 +14 at 3,130
NASDAQ +53 at 10,208
The 10 Year Treasury closed down 1 basis point yielding 0.67%
Oil prices closed up $0.42 ending at $40.24 a barrel
Gold prices closed up $9 ending at $1,789 an ounce
The days’ stock news:
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