World Stock Markets Upbeat Ahead Of U.S. Jobs Report

(Kitco News) - Stocks in Asia and Europe were mostly higher Friday, on trader and investor enthusiasm that global economic growth is picking up, which will prompt the major central banks of the world to rein in their heretofore loose monetary policies. The steep sell-off in crude oil prices also stabilized Friday, which assuaged market participants. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. Gold prices are lower again Friday, fell below the key $1,200.00 level, and hit a five-week low, to continue a steep two-week-old downdraft To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2017 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post World Stock Markets Upbeat Ahead Of U.S. Jobs Report appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .
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