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Dow set to rise over 200 points in stock market’s first trading day after Good Friday jobs report

Futures for stock benchmarks Monday morning headed higher, suggesting a solid open for equities in the first full week of April as U.S. investors get...

Betting on the post-pandemic boom? Bank of America has 17 stock recommendations

Here’s one possible all-clear signal. COVID-19 is no longer a “tail risk” for investors, the first time since February 2020, says Bank of America in...

Dow set to add modestly to record climb after weekly jobless claims hits 4-month low

Stock-index futures traded higher Thursday, signaling further gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average a day after the blue-chip gauge closed at an all-time high....

Dow futures edge higher as investors await inflation data

U.S. stock-index futures were mixed Wednesday as investors kept an eye on bond yields and awaited inflation data that will show whether consumer prices are...

Dow aims for gains early Monday but rising bond yields slam tech stocks

U.S. stocks opened mostly higher Monday, with tech-related shares coming under additional selling pressure as government bond yields extended their climb following Senate passage of...

European stocks softer in aftermath of Fed Chair Powell’s comments

European stocks struggled on Friday, following sharp losses for Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated the central bank wasn’t ready to stem...

Dow clings to gain, but tech stocks slide while Beige Book shows only modest economic uptick

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly were lower Wednesday afternoon, as technology shares weighed down the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, after bond yields spiked and weaker-than-expected...

Stock market set for skid lower ahead of testimony by Fed’s Powell on economy

Stock-index futures were mostly lower Tuesday, with tech shares continuing to lead the way down, as investors monitored a sharp rise in bond yields and...

Dow logs record as cold snap lifts energy stocks, and rise in yields buoys banks

The Dow industrials eked out a record gain, but the other main equity benchmarks limped lower, as progress toward President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus...

Dow futures pull back after another round of records

Stock-index futures fell slightly Tuesday, signaling a modest pullback a day after major benchmarks scored another round of all-time highs on optimism over the potential...

Dow futures rise 250 points as the stock market tries to shake GameStop angst

U.S. stock-index futures on Monday morning were trading solidly higher as the market attempted to recover from its worst weekly loss since October as worries...

Here’s what the robot fund that’s beating the S&P 500 is investing in now

Shares of the videogame retailer are up 23% in premarket trading after Monday’s wild session. To some, this is stirring memories of the dot-com boom...

Dow futures sag ahead of big week for tech earnings

Stock-index futures traded mixed Monday, with tech-related shares surging ahead of a busy week of earnings that features results from tech giants Apple Inc., Tesla...

Dow trades to records but retreats in first full day of Biden presidency

U.S. stock benchmarks turned south Thursday morning, after initially extending the rally to fresh records, as investors pondered President Biden’s prospects for combating the COVID-19...

U.S. stocks close lower for the week after release of big bank quarterly results, Biden aid plan

U.S. stock benchmarks closed the week on a down note Friday, with the three major indexes registering their largest one week drop since October 30,...

Dow rises, but tech stocks slip as ‘reflation trade’ grips Wall Street after Democrats flip Senate seat

U.S. stocks mostly shook off early losses to trade higher Wednesday, though technology sector stocks remained lower, after Democrats scored at least one U.S. Senate...

Stock-market futures slip, bond yields pop near 1% amid razor-thin Georgia races

Wall Street had Georgia squarely on its mind Tuesday night, with equity futures and bonds mostly in the crosshairs as investors eyed dual contests for...

Dow set to sink 400 points as new viral strain overshadows fresh coronavirus aid

U.S. stock-index futures on Monday were poised for their worst day since October, as investors focused on the emergence of a fast-spreading variant of the...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures rise on stimulus hopes and COVID-19 vaccine optimism

European stocks and U.S. equity futures climbed on Wednesday, following a record session on Wall Street amid optimism over progress on a new American stimulus...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures rise ahead of jobs data

A stall selling Christmas specialties is seen in a pedestrian area of Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district on Dec. 3, 2020. AFP via Getty Images European stocks...

European stocks struggle and U.S. futures fall as blockbuster November comes to a close

European stocks struggled for direction on the last day of November, as investors looked toward December and a potential Santa rally, referring to typical late-year...

European stocks and U.S. equity futures inch higher as worries simmer over rising COVID-19 cases

A pedestrian wearing a face mask or covering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, walks past a Christmas-themed window display on Oxford Street in central London,...

Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs Monday as stock market rallies amid further vaccine progress

Stocks clinched a fresh round of records Monday, as alarming U.S. COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations were overshadowed by promising vaccine developments. The least-loved sectors...

Dow futures up nearly 400 points as stocks election week rally extends to fourth day

U.S. stock-index futures rose further Thursday, with the market looking to extend an election week rally on expectations the result will be divided government, as...

Dow futures slide 500 points and European equity futures drop as Big Tech earnings, COVID-19 and election worries weigh

A man’s reflection is shown in Apple’s flagship store in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol on Oct. 26, 2020. It remains closed due to the pandemic....