Initial jobless claims for the week ended May 30 reached 1.88 million, pushing the total over the past nine weeks to 42 million.
The stock market has surged despite sometimes violent protests and riots after the death of George Floyd.
The Orville, Ohio-based food-products manufacturer earned $226.3 million on revenue of $2.09 billion.
US job losses are stabilizing boosting investor confidence.
Four chicken industry executives were indicted Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to fix prices on chickens sold to restaurants and grocery stores.
The rates on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit another MBA survey-low of 3.37 percent
Twitter has not placed a fact-check on tweets that provide a different account about the events at Lafayette Park on Monday evening than the United States Park Police.
Stock in gun-related companies climbed as civil unrest stretched across America for another night.
The investment bank had predicted the S&P 500 would slide more than 20 percent to 2,400.
Dick's Sporting Goods lost $143 million in the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic shut stores during the final weeks of the quarter.
U.S. equity markets rallied on the first trading day of June.
A weekend of rioting will be in focus when Wall Street begins the week.
Twitter's new policy focuses on civic integrity, including the election and COVID-19
Thousands ignored a COVID-19 curfew as they protested the police killing of George Floyd for the fourth straight day.
Stocks end the week and month higher.
Crude oil broke a nearly 30-year-old record high for monthly gains in May 2020.
Trump is renewing his hard line on China.
Las Vegas casinos will have smaller capacities, higher costs and fewer alluring extras when they reopen after a coronavirus lockdown.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. posted a wider-than-expected adjusted loss for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19 store closures.
Sales of long-lasting goods tumbled in April, as businesses cut investment in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.