Apple's figures, which were to unveil its quarterly accounts after the close, were particularly expected. The iPhone maker's shares were up 0.25%.
The market rally slightly leveled out in the final weeks of July as traders engaged in the time-honored tradition of profit taking after a record run-up in US markets.
St. Louis Federal Reserve James Bullard is opposed to further US interest rate increases by the central bank and warned that more hikes could hinder domestic inflation from achieving the Fed's 2-percent goal, Market News International reported.
Shortly after trading began the Dow was up 59.38 points at 21,889.69, while the wider S&P 500 index rose 4.63 points to 2,476.73.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 14th.
Those results may reassure investors anxious about high valuations. Ahead of this, Wall Street is digesting June's personal consumption expenditure (PCE), which jumped 1.5% year-over-year, while consumer spending edged up 0.1% from May. At the time, the Dow was at 18,333.
"Equities are in an earnings-driven market, surprising to the upside", said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management.
Japan's Nikkei rose just 0.3% as Tokyo equities were capped by lagging tech stocks. Economists polled by Reuters expected an addition of 185,000 jobs.
Liverpool set to make a move for Rafinha — Reports
The likelihood of Mane leaving Liverpool for an Inter side not in the Champions League seems a little difficult to believe. Bayern have also been strengthened with Arturo Vidal, Joshua Kimmich and Jerome Boateng also expected to feature.
Galaxy Note 8 leaks, doesn't fix S8 fingerprint sensor location
Also, brighter HDR images, background effect and Perspective View are some of the other amazing features involved in the camera. In doing so, Blass has seemingly confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8 will in fact ship with a dual rear camera configuration.
Trump's potty-mouthed comms director Scaramucci gets the boot
The day after Scaramucci's published vow to have Priebus fired , the White House chief of staff indeed was removed from his job. Ironically, Spicer is still working at the White House, because he offered to stay on until August 15 to smooth the transition.
Jeanne Moreau, iconic star of 'Jules et Jim', has died
The acclaimed actress' death was confirmed by the mayor of the Paris district in which Moreau lived in, Variety reported. She won the best on-screen character grant at Cannes in 1960 for her featuring part in Peter Brook's Moderato Cantabile .
National Night Out to be marked Tuesday at City Plaza
In Joplin, it will be at Cunningham Park. "We're here to help and answer any questions or comments they may have", Camacho said. National Night Out, he said, "allows the community and families to come out, know each other and meet each other".
UK Manufacturing Growth Improves More Than Forecast
The Monetary Policy Committee, which voted 5-3 against raising interest rates in June , will announce their decision on August 3. The report said a fall in new orders due to underwhelming market demand was the primary cause behind lower sales.