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Jobs Report, Broadcom, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla - 5 Things You Must Know

Joseph Woelfel

1. -- Stock Futures Lower Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report U.S. stock futures traded lower on Friday, Dec. 7, and global stocks were mixed as investors crept back into risk markets but maintained a cautious stance ahead of a report on U.S. employment that could have major implications for the Federal Reserve's near-term rate path. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled a possible change to the central bank's policy path last week, when he suggested the central bank's benchmark interest rate was getting closer to neutral, a rate that would neither accommodate nor choke off growth.