Stock Futures Inch Up Ahead of Jobs Data

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U.S. stock futures were little changed ahead of employment figures that will be closely watched for clues about the impacts of the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate rises on the broader economy.

Futures for the S&P 500 were flat Friday, putting the broad-market index on course for its third consecutive week of gains. Contracts for the tech-focused Nasdaq-100 were also flat and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%.