Stocks gain more than 1% on Thursday as positive jobless claims data offsets worries of an economic slowdown. ValueBridge Advisors principal analyst Brian Barnier tells TheStreet's Joe Deaux investors shouldn't put too much weight into Thursday's pop and Monday's tumble, but they should focus on where markets are trending. Barnier also says investors should dive into Friday's January jobs report by focusing on wages and the average hourly work week.

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