Commuters exit a Wall Street subway station near the New York Stock Exchange.
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Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes were flat in early Friday morning trade as Wall Street awaited the key June jobs report and another glimpse at the recovering U.S. labor market.
Contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were little changed, while Nasdaq 100 futures traded in slightly positive territory.
U.S. investors await the Labor Department’s all-important monthly jobs report that on Friday will show how many payrolls American employers added last month.
Economists expect nonfarm payrolls grew by 706,000 jobs in June and that…