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☀️ Happy Friday! We are 9 Days from Valentines Day & 10 Days from Presidents Day
☕️ The Senate approved a budget bill early Friday that paves the way for passage of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package (Washington Post), The House on Thursday exiled Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from her congressional committees (New York Times), and economists expect employers to have added 50,000 jobs last month, after payrolls fell in December for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic triggered business shutdowns last spring. The jobless rate is forecast to hold steady at 6.7%. (Wall Street Journal)
📈 Global stocks rose on Friday, on the heels of a record-setting session for U.S. indexes, as investors cheered positive Covid-19 vaccine news from Johnson & Johnson and waited for all-important nonfarm payrolls data (Barrons)