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Dow Jones Ticks Higher Despite Historic April Unemployment Report

The Dow Jones is pushing higher today as markets digest one of the worst jobs reports in the history of the country.

The U.S. Labor Department reported that the U.S. economy lost 20.5 million jobs in April, the highest figure in history.

The unemployment rate increased from 4.4% to 14.7%.

Hospitality, retail, and manufacturing sectors also reported large declines in employment due to COVID- 19.

More on these figures below.

Here's everything moving the Dow today.



These 5 Stocks Will Get Crushed by China's Manufacturing Disruption

The coronavirus is having a massive impact on manufacturing in China. And the "experts" on Wall Street are largely overlooking this problem.

You see, the lag that follows in trade will be very disruptive for companies that rely heavily on production in the world's second largest economy.

While everyone is thinking about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), there are many other companies that are going to take a very hard hit from the ongoing freeze in China's manufacturing sector.

Several of these may be lurking in your portfolio, without you even realizing it.


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One of the Best Penny Stocks to Buy Right Now for 367% Profit

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) is now worth $1 trillion after a crushed earnings report.

Once again, it's showcasing the role of e-commerce in the American economy.

Shares topped $2,000 this morning.

And that's great if you've been buying Amazon stock for a while.

But it might be out of reach for many investors.

Investors who rival the returns of Amazon over the last decade can consider penny stocks.

Our best penny stock to buy right now has growth potential of 367%.



The Best Small-Cap Stock to Buy on Trade War News

The latest trade war news could accelerate an industry’s projected five-year 122% growth.

And though trade wars may come and go, they’re making one company the best small-cap stock to buy and hold for decades ahead. Now that 3D printing is more than just a niche hobby, and many auto manufacturers have adopted it in their prototyping, it’s a market ready to soar. And this stock has been ahead of the curve all along.