Dow Conspicuously Lags S&P 500 and Nasdaq, Dollar Rebounds Ahead of NFPs

Risk trends started to distort this past session. On the one hand, the Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 charged higher with hopes of a robust earnings backdrop – though actual results may signal trouble. Meanwhile, the Dow closed Thursday lower and the US Dollar shirked its safe haven status with a rally. While NFPs and an ISM update settle this discrepancy?