US Futures are Flat This Morning After Paring Gains Following the Monthly Jobs Report

US futures are flat this morning after paring gains following the monthly jobs report.  The US jobs report came in at 138,000 jobs added compared to estimates of 185,000 with the unemployment rate falling to 4.3 percent.  Lower oil prices also added to the pessimism as Brent and crude oil are both down about 2 percent in early trade.  The US’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement creates concerns that there will be more drilling out of the US.  Markets in Asia closed mostly higher led by the Nikkei and European markets are trading higher led by the DAX. 

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