Wall Street holds steady after jobs report
The Dow Jones closed at a fresh record high on Friday despite US employment data that fell short of expectations.
The jobs report showed companies added 261,000 jobs in October, and also reported wage declines and a rise in the number of people not in the labour force.
Apple shares continued upwards amid a strong showing for tech generally.
The Nasdaq Composite rose 49 points or 0.7% to 6,763, a new high for the tech heavy index.
Apples share price increased by 2.6% after the firm reported stronger-than-expected-sales in the third quarter and forecast a blockbuster holiday season.
The California-based giant is counting on a trio of new phones, including the high-tech iPhone X, to advance sales. The iPhone X went on sale around the world on Friday.
But Qualcomm was the biggest riser on the Nasdaq, closing more than 12% higher after reports that Broadcom is exploring a deal to buy the smartphone chip maker.