WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --Wall Street is expecting a modest improvement in the job market when the government releases the February unemployment report Friday morning. A consensus forecast calls for the unemployment rate to remain at 7.9 percent as the economy created 160,000 new jobs.
It's been a great week so far -- on pace for the second best week of the year. The Dow stands at 14329.49 after climbing 33 points. The Nasdaq was up 9 and The S&P was up by almost 3 points.