8/6/2021, 10:00 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Dow, S&P close at record high after positive data

Major stock markets in the United States closed mixed on Friday following the better-than-expected data report on jobs, which showed the unemployment rate declined to 5.4% in July.

Meanwhile on the coronavirus front, the White House confirmed it expects the Delta coronavirus variant will cause some impact on supply chains in the region at some point in the future.

The Dow Jones soared 0.41% or 144 points at the closing bell, with Goldman Sachs jumping by 3.54%. The S&P 500 inched up 0.17%, as Corteva Inc. climbed 8.01%. On the other hand, the Nasdaq 100 lost 0.48%, with Peloton Interactive slumping 6.26%. The euro fell 0.65% against the dollar to sell for 1.17578 at 3:50 pm ET.

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