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Stocks open flat Friday, as Wall Street tries to build on its biggest one-day rally since 2020

Stocks were little changed Friday after posting their biggest one-day rally since 2020. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 152 points, or 0.5%. S&P 500 futures were up 0.5% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.7%. Shares of U.S.-listed Chinese stocks jumped in the premarket after China said it would lift some Covid […]

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Stock futures rise slightly after S&P 500 posts its biggest one-day rally since 2020

Stock futures were slightly higher on Thursday night after better-than-feared inflation data fueled a broad market rally. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 43 points, or 0.13%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures were marginally up. In regular trading, the major averages posted their biggest one-day rallies since 2020. The Dow […]

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Stock futures are flat ahead of key Fed policy decision

Stock futures were little changed Tuesday night as investors brace themselves for the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision at the conclusion of its meeting on Wednesday. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were lower by 10 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures hovered at the flat line. In regular trading, the […]

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Nasdaq futures fall after weak Amazon guidance adds pressure to tech rout

Nasdaq 100 futures were lower Friday after disappointing Amazon earnings added to the already pressured index. Futures tied to the Nasdaq dropped 0.84% Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were fractionally lower and S&P 500 futures lost 0.53%. Amazon led the declines in extended trading, having plunged after the company posted weaker-than-expected quarterly revenue and issued […]

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Nasdaq futures rise for a third day as better-than-expected Netflix results keep tech gains going

Nasdaq futures jumped Tuesday evening after the major averages posted a second straight day of gains, and Netflix reported strong earnings after the bell. Futures tied to the Nasdaq 100 added 1.2%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 0.4%, and S&P 500 futures rose 0.7%. All three of the major stock averages finished the regular […]

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Stock futures are flat ahead of Friday’s big bank earnings

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Oct. 12, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures were little changed Thursday night as investors turned their attention to big bank earnings after the major averages staged a historic turnaround rally. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 20 points, or 0.07%. S&P 500 futures inched higher […]

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Stock futures rise slightly ahead of key inflation data, Fed minutes

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 13, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Stock futures ticked higher on Wednesday morning as investors awaited the latest inflation numbers and the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 101 points, or 0.36%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq […]

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European markets rebounds after BoE steps in to calm markets

Stocks on the move: Rational up 12%, Barratt Developments down 9% Rational shares jumped more than 12% in early trade to lead the Stoxx 600 after the German combi steamer and oven manufacturer raised its sales revenue and profit forecast for 2022. At the bottom of the European blue chip index, British property developer Barratt […]

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European markets open to close, earnings, data and news

The Bank of England is right to hold off on rate hikes as the pound slumps, investment director says The U.K.’s central bank shouldn’t rush to increase interest rates, according to Julian Howard, Lead Investment Director of Multi Asset Solutions at GAM Investments, despite the slumping pound. “I don’t think it’s the Bank of England’s […]

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European markets open to close; sterling slumps against the dollar

Brent crude slides below $85 a barrel as dollar surges Brent crude fell below $85 a barrel Monday, as recession fears mount and the U.S. dollar surged. Brent futures for November settlement were trading down over 1% around $84.92 at 8 a.m. London time. West Texas Intermediate futures also fell to trade around $77.93. Central […]

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