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Stock-index futures rise ahead of jobless claims

Stock-index futures edged higher Thursday as investors awaited a peek into the U.S. labor market and another update on activity in a surging housing market. Corporate earnings also continue to roll in, while the European Central Bank is due to offer an updated policy statement. What are major indexes doing? Futures on the Dow Jones […]

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U.S. stocks slip as sentiment survey shows Americans prepping for highest inflation since 2008

U.S. stock indexes were trading lower midday Friday, but off the lows, as data showing a fall consumer sentiment overshadowed an earlier report on a sharp rise in retail sales, while corporate earnings reports remained mixed. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell this week again reassured markets that a rise inflation was likely to be temporary, […]

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Dow futures drop 450 points as Treasury yields continue to fall

U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a sharply lower start for U.S. equities Thursday as yields on government bonds extended their decline with investors shying away from bets on a blistering economic recovery and rising inflation. What are major indexes doing? Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, -1.45% dropped 445 points, or 1.3%, to […]

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U.S. stock futures edge higher ahead of Fed minutes

U.S stock-index futures edged higher Wednesday as investors awaited minutes of the Federal Reserve’s June policy meeting that briefly rattled markets last month. What are major indexes doing? Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, +0.06% rose 37 points, or 0.1%, to 34,497. S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.19% were up 8.10 points, or 0.2%, […]

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S&P 500 books best week since February as investors digest fresh inflation data

The S&P 500 index rose to another record Friday, after investors pored over fresh U.S. economic data a day after an infrastructure spending agreement in Washington helped lift the broad market to all-time highs. The Dow also finished higher, with the rise in Nike shares being a big driver of its gains. JPMorgan Chase & […]

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