While stock futures suggested a rough day for the Street ahead of the opening bell, trading in the actual session sent all three indices (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) higher. Traders seems to be digesting Friday’s week jobs report and the bad news may have actually been good news – at least for investors hoping to punt the Fed’s rate hike a little further down the road.
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Here’s a real dis-“like” on Facebook (FB). The New York Daily News reports a state Supreme Court judge will allow a woman to serve her husband divorce papers VIA Facebook. We should note the man apparently has no permanent address and his wife could only reach him though social media and by phone.
Sling TV snafu
Tonight of course, is the conclusion of March Madness with the NCAA men’s basketball championship game between Duke and Wisconsin. But for viewers of Dish Network’s (DISH) new Sling TV web service, the Final Four matchups Saturday were true madness, when the system broke down. Sling apologized to viewers with this tweet:
We’re sorry some basketball fans saw errors tonight due to extreme sign-ups and streaming. Engineers rebalanced load across network partners
— Sling Answers (@slinganswers) April 5, 2015
News you missed:
The long Easter weekend may have caused you to miss some big financial stories. So as a public service, we’re here to catch you up. Discovery Communications (DISCA) CEO David Zaslav scored big payday, Furious 7 and Tesla (TSLA) made surprise sales announcements. Get att the details in the video above.
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