For the first time since 2008, unemployment is under 8%. However, despite the good news of 7.8% unemployment, markets sold off as the day dragged on.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average
Staying focused on the Dow, Home Depot
On the other end of the spectrum, Hewlett-Packard
Meanwhile, the reason for the Nasdaq’s underperformance can, in part, be credited to Apple
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