April 11, 2017
Job openings in the JOLTS report continue to outpace hiring pointing to a skill shortage in the labor market. Stocks were mostly down in choppy trading with the Dow posting a fractional loss to 20,651.
Demand for bonds is up on tensions over Syria and North Korea along with new uncertainty in the French elections where the far left is gaining ground. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell 6 basis points to 2.30 percent. Money also moved into gold which rose $20 to $1,274.