Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 26, 2023.
REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Acquire Licensing RightsNov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures turned positive on Friday as a weaker-than-expected job growth report underscored investor expectations that the Federal Reserve was done with its tightening campaign.
The Labor Department's report showed nonfarm payrolls increased by 150,000 jobs in October, against expectations of a 180,000 increase.
ET, Dow e-minis were up 110 points, or 0.32%, S&P 500 e-minis were up 13.25 points, or 0.31%, and Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 37.75 points, or 0.25%.
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