Kate Austin, equityThe amount of money that would be returned to shareholders if a company’s assets were sold off and all its debt repaid. research analyst at Adviser Investments, has the market analysis for Friday, November 2. All major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes declined today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and NASDAQ falling 0.4%, 0.6% and 1.0%, respectively. The Labor Department released its jobs report data for October: 250,000 new jobs were added, far surpassing the 188,000 new positions that analysts forecast. Wages rose more than 3% year-over-year, and the nationwide unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7%—the lowest since 1969.
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