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Both the S&P and Dow rose on Friday as stress test results and reassuring jobs data fueled hopes the worst is over for banks and the economy.
Futures are off their highs, even as nonfarm payrolls losses were not as bad as expected at minus 539,000, better than the 600,000 losses expected and the smallest losses since October. March was revised lower to a loss of 699,000 versus 663,000 previously reported.
McDonald's Corp reported a 6.9 percent rise in April sales at restaurants open at least 13 months, as strength in the United States helped offset the impact of the stronger dollar.
The April employment report and Thursday's late news on bank stress tests will steer Friday's markets.
In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages. There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold.
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Stocks eked out a gain after a rocky session Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
Both the Dow and S&P continued their march higher on Friday as surging oil prices drove up energy shares.
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The S&P was trading sideways around lunchtime Friday with investors booking gains on this first day of May rather than betting the run in stocks will continue.
Stocks had a wobbly start to the morning Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
Stocks pared their losses Friday after economic reports showed consumer confidence soared to its highest level since before the fall downturn began and that manufacturing is showing signs of improvement.
Stock futures are set to begin May just slightly higher this morning. This comes off the heels of one of the best months in several years for the S&P 500. Most European bourses are closed today due to the May Day holiday.