Stocks: five things to know before the open

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 12:10 PM

However, the upcoming U. S. jobs report could sway market sentiment. Here are the five things you necessity to know before the opening bell rings in New York: one.

Stocks: five things to know before the open

Investors are very clearly in a Horrible mood.

However, the upcoming U. south. jobs report could sway market sentiment.

Here are the five things you necessity to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

one. Bad mood in the markets: U. S. stock futures are dipping lower as nearly all major global markets drop into the red.

Most European markets are down by about one percent in early trading, though some are pushing towards the two percent zone.

Major Asian markets ended the day with losses, except for the Shanghai Composite index, which edged up by 0.two%. Tokyo'south Nikkei led the march downwards in Asia, closing with a three.6 percent loss.

On the commodities front, crude oil futures are slipping a tad to trade around $38 per barrel.

2. Jobs report: The U. S. federal government will release the March jobs report at eighth:30 am ET.

Economists surveyed by CNNMoney predict the economy added a healthy 199.000 jobs latest month. The work market gained 242.000 jobs in February.

Most experts believe the U. S. unemployment rate will be unchanged at four.ninth%. However, some economists predict it could drop to 4.8%, which would be its lowest rate in 8 years.

Eurozone unemployment data will also be released. The previous report showed unemployment at 10.three percent across the nineteen eurozone countries.

Related: Fear & Greed Index

three. Stocks to watch -- Starwood, Tesla: Shares in the hotel companies Marriott International (MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT) are dropping in extended trading on news that China'south Anbang withdrew its $14 billion proposal to purchase Starwood. Anbang had been in a bidding war with Marriott, which still has an proposal on the table for Starwood.

Marriott and Starwood are holding an investor call at 9 a. m. to encourage shareholders to vote for the deal.

Shares in Tesla (TSLA) could be on the move after the electric-car company unveiled its new Model 3 car, which was designed for the mass market. It'south priced at $35.000.

More than 115.000 people globally have already paid roughly $1.000 to reserve a new Model 3.

Related: Look Tesla'south newest car

4. Earnings: Canadian firm Blackberry is reporting earnings ahead of the opening bell.

Related: twenty stocks poised to crush earnings season

five. Thursday market recap: It ended up being a beautiful lackluster day in the markets on Thursday.

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P five hundred dipped 0.2%. The Nasdaq was small changed.

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