Patti Domm is currently on vacation and will be back on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Until then, keep up to date with Market Insider.
Hiring was likely below recent trends and bad winter weather may have crimped some activity in construction and retail.
Check out which the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Gap, Finisar, Diamond Foods & more.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Like a financial Pied Piper, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi could call the tune for markets Thursday.
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