Jobs Report Shows Hiring Picked Up in February

After rallying early, the U.S. stocks end the work week mixed with the S&P 500 ending the day with another record close. While the February jobs report showed that hiring picked up more than expected, there is a caveat - economists were forecasting much weaker numbers due to the harsh winter weather. But overall the jobs report does show that the recovery process is back on track, but it is slow and steady. (COUP) had a great IPO debut as its shares were up nearly 100% throughout the day. But wasn't the only company who debuted its IPO today, Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (AQXP) and Recro Pharma (REPH) both began publicly trading shares on Friday.

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Published on Mar 7, 2014
By InvestorGuide Staff

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