U.S. markets gained as the latest job report bolstered the view of an improving economy as well as the Fed sticking with its stimulus program.
Stock futures rise after a mixed labor market report.
The greenback has its worst day in three years Thursday ahead of Friday's widely-anticipated nonfarm payrolls report for May.
Stocks gained Thursday as investors await tomorrow's payroll numbers, a report that may indicate how soon the Fed will pull back on its stimulus program.
Stock futures are pointing higher Thursday as investors digest a weekly initial jobless claim report in the U.S. and policy announcements from central banks in Europe.
Market sentiment weakens after a barrage of disappointing economic reports.
A raft of gold-short covering pushes the yellow metal higher Wednesday.
Stock futures are in the red Wednesday as investors remain on edge over uncertainties about the Fed's outlook on monetary policy.
Stocks fell Tuesday on prospects the Fed may be preparing to dial down on the bond-buying that has bolstered markets.
Stock futures are little changed Tuesday as investors continue to await more information on what way the Fed might move.