The world’s most valuable company is now a member of the Dow Jones industrial average.
The government said early Thursday that U.S. employers added 288,000 workers last month, far more than economists were expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.
Several Bay Area stocks were among those losing ground Thursday. Apple Inc. was down more than $6 on the day, while Google stock was off more than $10 and Chevron slid some 2.5 percent.