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  1. “I asked my wife to help by getting a job, but that did not happen.”
  2. The S&P 500 index may climb to 5,100 by the end of next year in a broadening of the U.S. stock market’s rally, according to Citi analysts. 
  3. U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average scoring its longest weekly winning streak since February 2019, as investors digested the latest job report.
  4. SmileDirectClub Inc. is winding down operations, effective immediately, seeming to cast its millions of customers adrift — except when it comes to their bills.
  5. Investors aggressively sold off U.S. government debt on Friday after a stronger-than-expected job report for November, sending the policy-sensitive 2-year yield up by the most in five months.