02 July 2020

Jobs report fuels U.S. stocks in early trading Thursday


July 2 (UPI) -- U.S. stocks surged after the opening bell on Wall Street Thursday following a jobs report that smashed expectations.The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared in pre-market trading and was up nearly 200 points by 11:30 a.m. EDT. The blue chip index closed Tuesday with a gain of more than 200 points, finishing its best quarterly performance since 1987.AdvertisementThe S&P 500 was up about 20 points and the Nasdaq had risen about 70 by late Thursday morning.Earlier, the Labor [...]