Stock market news live updates: Stock futures edge higher ahead of jobs data, more Powell testimony


U.S. stocks climbed Thursday morning as investors weighed fresh unemployment data and braced for Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s second day of testimony on Capitol Hill. The S&P 500 rose 0.7%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 160 points, or roughly 0.5%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.9%. In the previous trading session, all…

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