Stocks rose Thursday after a two-day rout, as Ford Motor rose on earnings and fewer filed jobless claims.» Read More
Asian equities were mixed on Monday in holiday-thinned trade following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report last week.
Stocks jumped Friday after the payrolls report bolstered a positive view of the U.S. economy.
Amid a drop in unemployment, President Barack Obama said the country is "on pace for the strongest job growth since the 1990s."
Oil fell, extending a slide that has pushed Brent to its lowest since 2012, as abundant supplies and a strong dollar weighed on the market.
Fifty people who had contact with an ebola-infectecd man are being closely monitored in Dallas, officials said.
Gold erased this year's gains, dragging gold mining stocks as much as 6 percent lower, as the dollar soared on a gangbusters labor report.
The Dept. of Transportation issued a special waste managment permit on Friday for Texas the hospital caring for the first U.S. Ebola patient.
General Motors told dealers Friday to halt shipments of new mid-sized pickup trucks over air bag issues.
The U.S. services sector retreated in September to its lowest level in three months but employment hit a nine-year high.
Companies making headlines before the bell Friday:
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector dipped for a third straight month in September, although the services employment picture improved, a survey showed on Friday.
Wall Street looked set to rise on Friday, with September jobs growth seen back on track after a dip in August.
Job growth bounced back, with the U.S. economy creating 248,000 fresh positions. The unemployment rate fell to 5.9%.
The world's largest economy's trade deficit narrowed unexpectedly in August, due in large part to a record surge in petroleum exports.
Business activity in the euro zone fell to a 10-month low in September as the downturn in two of the region's biggest economies - France and Italy - weighed.
Asian equities reversed losses to end higher on Friday ahead of U.S. jobs data, with Hong Kong markets in focus as protests entered their eighth day.
Australian special forces troops will be deployed in Iraq to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants, PM Tony Abbott said on Friday.
Discussing his efforts to grow jobs opportunities and address the health-care system in the country, Obama struck an optimistic tone.
Walt Disney has extended the near decade-long tenure of Bob Iger, granting its chairman and CEO a contract extension through June 2018.
JPMorgan Chase says a breach reported this summer impacted about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.