Nearly 7: 30 a.m. The Dow futures' futures were down 0.1%, the largest move among any of the major averages, with the futures of S&P 500 down less than 0.1% and Dow futures up less than 0.1%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest monthly jobs report, with economists expecting that 250,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy last month. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 3.6%.
The investors will keep an eye on the energy markets, with WTI crude oil prices, the U.S. benchmark, falling below $89 a barrel on Thursday to their lowest levels since early February.
The price of gas in the US has declined for the past 50 days. On Friday morning, crude oil futures fell below $88 at one point during the morning.
The US 10 year note yield was near 2.67% early Friday, a gain of 14 basis points from recent lows, but the move higher in Treasury yields this week hasn't shaken the confidence of equity investors as stocks continue to rally from a mid-June trough.
The yield curve continues to move into a deeper inversion, with the spread between 2 year and 10 year yields reaching as wide as 38 basis points, or 0.38%, the largest since 2000.
Even as the market's largest companies reported results over the last week, the earnings season continues to roll along.
After announcing its results last night, Block SQ's Virgin Galactic SPCE and Beyond Meat BYND were all trading lower in pre-market trade on Friday.
The shares of Lyft LYFT went up more than 8% after the company's results topped expectations.