NewsWatch: Dow closes up 263 points, stocks notch best week of the year as jobs report fuels hopes of a Fed rate cut

NewsWatch: Dow closes up 263 points, stocks notch best week of the year as jobs report fuels hopes of a Fed rate cut
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

U.S. stocks close significantly higher after weaker-than-expected jobs report adds to argument for Fed rate cut See full story.


9 unexpectedly high-paying jobs — some paying $110,000 or more

As May jobs report reveals that wage growth has slowed, we highlight surprising jobs that pay well. See full story.


Microsoft market cap tops $1 trillion as stock surges to record high

Shares of Microsoft Corp. surged into record territory Friday, enough to push the software giant’s market capitalization above the $1 trillion mark. See full story.


Uber stock hit by executive shake-up a month after the IPO

Uber Technologies stock is down in the extended session after CEO Khosrowshahi shakes up the ride-hailing company’s executive team a month after the IPO. See full story.


Silicon Valley congressman crafting internet Bill of Rights frowns on busting up big tech

As federal regulators sharpen their focus on big tech, expect to see and hear more from Rep. Ro Khanna (D., Calif.), a Silicon Valley Congressman who is shaping legislation that is tantamount to an internet Bill of Rights. See full story.


MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

Credit-card companies are offering more generous dining-oriented rewards. See full story.