MARKETWATCH HOME PAGE Restaurants and other businesses hired the most workers in March in seven months, as the US added 916,000 new jobs, signaling that the economy is poised for a period of rapid expansion again. The official unemployment rate fell from 6.2% to 6%. See the full story. US Stock Futures Extend Rise After March Jobs Report; regular trading closed for Good Friday US stock index futures are trading higher on Friday after a stronger-than-expected March jobs report. Cash trading will close due to the Good Friday holiday, while futures will close at 9:15 am ET. See the full story.
Reddit trading guru Keith Gill appears to have made over $ 25 million on his GameStop bet. The man known as Roaring Kitty on social media posted a screenshot of his portfolio on Reddit showing a massive position and a 938% return. Fauci Says US May Not Even Need AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine – Report AstraZeneca PLC’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Which Has Been Plagued With Issues With Launch, May Not Even Be Needed In The US USA, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Reuters. See the full story. Pass CEO Robert Reffkin: COVID Created ‘Permanent Change’ in Real Estate Demand The real estate brokerage’s shares closed at $ 20.15, 11.9% above the $ 18 IPO price. See the full story MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE ‘I bet you’ve never heard from someone who has too much money.’ See the full story.