The U.S. created 287,000 jobs in June, massively topping analyst expectations. The national unemployment rate, meanwhile, rose slightly more than expected in June, to 4.9 percent, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists surveyed by Reuters said they were, on average, expecting nonfarm payrolls to show growth of 175,000 for June, and the unemployment rate to rise to 4.8 percent.
Stocks popped on Friday after the big jobs beat. Can they keep it going next week?
Here are the best Dow trades in the week after a nonfarm payroll beat of 100,000 jobs or more and a look at how the Dow has done against other stock market barometers.