Diana Linn, account manager at Adviser Investments, has the market analysis for Friday, February 1. Major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes saw minimal movement and mixed results today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 gained 0.3% and 0.1%, respectively while the NASDAQ fell 0.3%. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor released employment figures, reporting the creation of 304,000 new jobs in January, soaring past estimates of 165,000 new positions in spite of the 35-day federal government shutdown. On the earnings front, ExxonMobil’s stock rose nearly 4% after the company beat fourth-quarter profit expectations.