Stock futures litte changed ahead of September’s jobs report

Stock futures were flat on Friday morning as investors looked ahead to September’s jobs report for further clues into the Federal Reserve’s tightening campaign. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 12 points, or 0.04%, while S&P 500 futures dipped 0.09%. Futures tied to the Nasdaq 100 slipped 0.07%. Advanced Micro Devices’ stock … Read more

Stock futures inch lower ahead of September’s jobs report

Stock futures slipped in overnight trading Thursday as investors looked ahead to September’s jobs report for further clues into the Federal Reserve’s tightening campaign. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 12 points, or 0.04%, while S&P 500 futures dipped 0.15%. Futures tied to the Nasdaq 100 slipped 0.29%. Advanced Micro Devices’ stock … Read more

Cramer says economic data can’t capture one huge driver of inflation

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday said that a huge driver of inflation is the consumer’s desire to spend money in the reopening economy – a fact that isn’t reflected in the data that the Federal Reserve and Wall Street are poring over. “They don’t care about higher rates. They have savings because they did nothing … Read more

Compass, General Electric, Shell, Pinterest and more

The sign of a Shell petrol station is seen in front of a burning pilot flame atop a flare stack at the refinery of the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland in Godorf near Cologne, Germany, August 3, 2022. Wolfgang Rattay | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Thursday. Constellation Brands … Read more

Peloton, Shell, Compass and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Conagra (CAG) – The food producer’s stock added 2% in the premarket after it reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales. Conagra also reaffirmed its full-year guidance. Platoon (PTON) – Platoon slid 4.1% in premarket trading after announcing it would cut another 500 jobs, or about 12% … Read more

Stock futures tick up slightly on Wednesday after two-day market rally ends

US stock futures were slightly higher Wednesday evening after falling in the regular trading session and breaking a massive two-day rally. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose by 37 points, or 0.12%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.13% and 0.17%, respectively. Stocks fought to hold onto the winning streak Wednesday but ultimately fell … Read more

Stocks end Wednesday slightly lower following huge two-day surge

New York CNN Business — Maybe that October market rally has some legs after all? Stocks were mostly unchanged Wednesday, even as a fresh batch of economic data revealed continued strength in the job market and America’s services sector. That’s led to new worries that the Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hikes, meant to curb inflation, … Read more

Dow futures fall more than 200 points following a sharp two-day rally on Wall Street

US stock futures fell on Wednesday, putting Wall Street on track to give back some of its sharp gains from the last two sessions. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined by 275 points, or 1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 1% and 0.9%, respectively. The Dow on Tuesday jumped about 825 points, or … Read more

Stock futures fall following a sharp two-day rally on Wall Street

US stock futures fell on Wednesday morning after the S&P 500 posted its best two-day gain in roughly two years. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined by 150 points, or 0.49%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.53% and 0.55%, respectively. During the regular session Tuesday, the Dow jumped about 825 points, or 2.8%. … Read more

Goldman says these stocks with high cash returns will work in this economy

With the market in turmoil, Goldman Sachs is recommending stocks it sees as favorably positioned to perform in varying broader market circumstances. Wall Street kicked off October on a high note as the stock market rallied to begin the month. But that was juxtaposed against a dark September, when the major indexes slid as investors … Read more