Markets modestly higher on jobs data

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The markets retreated from early morning highs but continued to trade in positive territory with the Dow rising 23 points to 17,722 as jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week.  Nasdaq held steady at 4,880.

On the upside

Shares of Nymox Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: NYMX) continued to soar.

Bargain hunters lifted shares of 500.com (NYSE: WBAI).

Shares of Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT) surged in its market debut.

On the downside

B. Riley initiated coverage of TrueCar (Nasdaq: TRUE) with a Sell rating.

Profit taking continued to weigh down shares of Cytosorbents (Nasdaq: CTSO).
 
Investors locked in profits on Sigma Designs (Nasdaq: SIGM).

In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 7 to 3 on the NYSE and by more than 5 to 3 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 rose 5 points to 2064. Bitcoin edged up to $245.

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