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US Futures are Mixed After Early Morning Gains Fade

US futures are mixed after early morning gains fade.  In a deviation from recent days, the DJIA and S&P500 are lower, while the Nasdaq is higher.  Weekly jobless claims fell by 2k to 236k, lower than expected, for the week ending 12/2.  European shares are mostly lower as basic materials lag.  Asian shares closed mixed as the Japanese Nikkei bounced back from yesterday’s rout.

The US Added 228,000 jobs last month compared to e...
US Futures are Lower as Global Stocks Decline