Stocks closed positive today as investors digested a disappointing April jobs report, which showed the U.S. economy added back far fewer jobs than expected last month despite easing stay-in-place restrictions.
Dow Jones finished +229 at 34,777
S&P 500 finished +31 at 4,232
NASDAQ finished +119 at 13,752
The 10 Year Treasury closed up 1 basis point yielding 1.57%
Oil prices closed up $0.10 ending at $64.81 a barrel.
Gold prices closed up $17.50 ending at $1,833 an ounce.
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