The Facebook Home family of apps turns any phone into a Facebook phone, giving the social network a leg up in the fast-growing local-mobile market.
Stocks are down as a weaker-than-expected jobs report sent the markets sharply lower at the open, though the averages moved off their lowest levels near noon.
McDonalds initiated with an 'overweight,' and Facebook upgraded to 'buy.'
Uncertainty over employment figures hit equity futures as economists lower their estimates.
The company unveiled a new platform that gives itself prime real estate on your phone. But that's not exactly what people are clamoring for.
Investors also await ECB and BOE decisions, as well as weekly of jobless claims.
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