Higher Open On Jobs Data

The nation's private employers hired 191,000 workers in March to lift the markets to a higher open with the Dow gaining 20 points to 16,552. Nasdaq added 7 points to 4275.

On the upside

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended approval for MannKind's (Nasdaq: MNKD) inhalable insulin product AFREZZA.

Envivio (Nasdaq: ENVI) will power premium live HD sports channels on Apple TV (Nasdaq: AAPL) for a European Tier 1 service provider.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services increased the reimbursement amount for BRCA1 and BRCA2 sequencing sending shares of Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq: MYGN) soaring.

On the downside

Apollo Education Group (Nasdaq: APOL) reported higher second quarter earnings but revenue fell short of analyst expectations.

Robert W. Baird said that Liquidity Services' (Nasdaq: LQDT) winning bid for a Defense Logistics Agency contract was too high.

Investors locked in profits on Higherpower International (Nasdaq: HPJ).

In the broad market, advancing issues were on par with decliners on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 added 3 points to 1888. Bitcoin fell $21.83 or 4.49% to $464.94.

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