The October Jobs Report: 171k new jobs, higher than the 125k to 135k expected. August & September jobs revised higher
Unemployment Rate ticked up to 7.9% from 7.8%
LNKD beat estimates and raised forecasts, up $7 to 114.10. AIG also came in with good numbersa but much of that was with investment gains, not premiums from customers. AIG shares off $1.45 to $33.75. SBUX raised their 2013 guidance, up $4 in pre-market to $50.70.
VZ $44.40, off $0.74 in pre-market on signifigant Sandy damage.
VIX begins the trading day at 16.69.
5 days until the election. U.S. readers remember to set your clocks back one hour Saturday night.