Futures mark time ahead of jobs report

|By:, SA News Editor

Stock index futures are marginally higher ahead of this morning's non-farm payroll report. Consensus estimates are for a gain of 154K jobs and no change to the unemployment rate at 6.6%.

Europe is off moderately and Asia was mixed overnight - though the Nikkei continued a big rally, up 0.9% and bringing its gain over the last 5 sessions to about 5%.

The 10-year Treasury yield is down one basis point to 2.73% and gold is off $3 to $1,349 per ounce.

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