And now to your closing market figures,
It was yet another mixed day on Wall Street due to a larger-than-expected jump in jobless claims as well as a growing number of new coronavirus cases.
The Dow Jones closed in the red on Thursday at 26,80, its second-straight negative day.
The S&P 500 was up a little, less than one-tenth of a percent and the NASDAQ, too was higher by point-3-percent.
Oil prices finished higher as oil producers and their allies met to review record oil supply cuts even as the market had concerns over additional COVID-19 cases.
Brent Crude picked up 2-percent while WTI went up a near 2-and-a-half-percent to settle at just under 39 dollars a barrel.