NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 7, 2019 /U.S. markets surged on Friday as employment data came in well above expectations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 312,000 jobs were added in December, soaring past the expected increase of 182,000 jobs, according to economists polled by MarketWatch. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hiked 3.29 percent to close at 23,433.16, while the S&P 500 Index jumped 3.43 percent to close at 2,531.94. The Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 4.26 percent to close at 6,738.86.
According to Willie Delwiche, the Director and Investment Strategist of R.W. Baird & Co., the upbeat employment data and wage growth continues to beat expectations, “it makes it very difficult to argue that the Fed should come to a complete halt in hiking interest rates, or that the economy is meaningfully weakening.”
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Zuora's stock jumped 4.92% Friday, to close the day at $18.55. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1,355,322 shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1,513,701 shares. In the last year, Zuora's shares have traded in a range of 15.56 - 37.78. The share price has gained 19.22% from its 52 week low. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $18.08 is below its 200-day moving average of $23.14. Shares of Zuora have gained roughly 0.11 percent in the past month and are up 5.10 percent year-to-date.
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On Friday, shares of Nutanix recorded a trading volume of 3,224,709 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 2,750,688 shares. The stock ended the day 7.63% higher at $43.47. The share price has fallen 32.99% from its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 29.34 - 64.87. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $41.50 is below its 200-day moving average of $47.30. Shares of Nutanix have fallen roughly 2.16 percent in the past month and are up 4.52 percent year-to-date.
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