5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, Nov. 19

Table of Contents 1. Dow futures sink on concerns about Covid cases in Europe2. Austria

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day:

1. Dow futures sink on concerns about Covid cases in Europe

Markets were higher after new Labor Department numbers showed that nonfarm payrolls increased by 531,000 for the month of October.

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2. Austria re-imposes a full lockdown, makes vaccines mandatory

Police officers monitor compliance with the lockdown in Innsbruck during the first day of a nationwide lockdown for people not yet vaccinated against the Covid-19.

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3. FDA clears Moderna, Pfizer Covid vaccine booster shots for all U.S. adults

Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021.

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4. Biden’s social and climate spending plan set for a House vote

The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.

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5. Sierra Space’s valuation soars as it builds spaceplane, space station

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