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Global Stocks Mixed, US Futures Red, as Investors Await November Jobs Report

Martin Baccardax

Global stocks are mixed, with Europe bouncing from two-year lows and Asia grinding higher, but U.S. equity futures stuck in the red ahead of Friday's November employment report. Economist expect U.S. employers added 200,000 new jobs last month, with wages rising by an annual 3.1%. Fed Chair Jerome Powell says U.S. labor market remains strong, putting the new "data dependent" Fed in the spotlight ahead of today's non-farm payroll reading.