Futures jump 100 points after better-than-expected jobs report
The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected a print of 175,000. However, wage growth expanded 3.2 percent, below an expected gain of 3.4 percent.
On Thursday, the Dow closed more than 150 points higher, while the S&P 500 notched its first six-day winning streak since February, buoyed by positive trade news.