Description: Bloomberg’s Deborah Kostroun reports on the performance of the U.S. equity market today. U.S. stocks rose, extending the biggest weekly gain in a month, as a rally in energy and metals producers after the dollar fell offset concern that slower-than-estimated growth in payrolls will hamper the economy. Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox also speaks.
Source: Bloomberg.com â€“ video report
Questions for discussion:Â
- Summarize the recent stock market movements
- What were the reasons presented that explain these movements?
- Why are the employment numbers so important to investors?
- What is your projection for the economy over the next six months?