Friday, February 03, 2017

The Market On Friday

  Good morning. It is sunny and 25 degrees here in the Upper Hudson Valley, the forecast predicts this afternoon it will be partly cloudy with temperatures around 30 degrees. On December 21st 2016 the sun rose at 7:22 a.m. and set at 4:25 p.m. Today the sun rose at 7:07 a.m. and will set at 5:11 p.m.

  At 9:25 a.m. ET DOW futures are +98 and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open significantly higher.

227,000 new jobs in January 2017, all hail Lord Dampnut, seriously though with the country presently at full employment, how will Trump leave it in 2020.

CNN: Jobs report; Trump meets his CEO team; Amazon stumbles by Alanna Petroff
Labor Department statistics showed the U.S. economy added 227,000 new jobs in January. The unemployment rate ticked up a bit to 4.8%.

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