Daily Market Commentary

March 5, 2021

Bonds & Stocks
Treasury yields & Stocks climbed after a surprisingly strong jobs report added to evidence the economic recovery is gaining momentum.

Payrolls increased 379,000 after an upwardly revised 166,000 January increase, according to a Labor Department report Friday. Economists in a Bloomberg survey projected a 200,000 February gain. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.2%.

Regulators kicked off the final countdown for the London interbank offered rate Friday, ordering banks to be ready for the end of a much maligned benchmark that's been at the heart of the international financial system for decades.

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