The stock market ended the Thursday affair on a flat note with the S&P 500 slipping 0.2% ahead of tomorrow's release of the March Employment Situation Report (Briefing.com consensus 200k). Other contributing factors for today's decline included weakness from the oil pit and the underperformance of the heavyweight financial sector (-0.2%). The benchmark index (-0.2%) ended its day in-line with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.2%) and behind the Nasdaq Composite (UNCH).
Today after the close the following companies were scheduled to report earnings: FC
Futures are higher after hours: S&P 500 futures are +2.25 from fair value of 2051 and Nasdaq100 futures are +3.5 from fair value of 4474.
Tomorrow morning before the open, economic reports scheduled to be released include: Nonfarm Payrolls (Consensus 200K), Nonfarm Private Payrolls (Consensus 195K), Unemployment Rate (Consensus 4.9%), Hourly Earnings (Consensus 0.3%), and Average Workweek (Consensus 34.5).
Tomorrow before the open the following companies are scheduled to report earnings: BBRY