US Stock Market Futures Fall. What to Know Ahead of Today’s Trading.

US Stock Market Futures Fall.  What to Know Ahead of Today’s Trading.

Stocks are set to open lower on Monday ahead of another busy earnings week. Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Text size US stocks are set to fall on Monday ahead of another busy week of earnings. On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 133 points, or 0.4%, while the S&P … Read more

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with the Fed, earnings and economic data

Markets face what could be the most important week of summer with the Fed, earnings and economic data

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 10, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images There’s a head-spinning amount of news for markets to navigate in the week ahead, the biggest of which will be the Federal Reserve’s mid-week meeting. The two largest US companies … Read more

The Stock Market May Have Hit Bottom. Here’s Why.

The Stock Market May Have Hit Bottom.  Here’s Why.

Commodity prices have tumbled in the past month, with oil and copper down 17% and 33%, respectively. Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images Text size It never feels good when the stock market turns big gains into losses, as it did on Monday, and it feels even worse when the losses are triggered by bad … Read more

Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson on bear market and the S&P 500

Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson on bear market and the S&P 500

There has been much debate among market watchers over when this bear market will bottom out, after a turbulent first half of the year for stocks. But Morgan Stanley’s chief investment officer believes that the end of this bear market will come “pretty quickly.” Mike Wilson, also the investment bank’s chief US equity strategist, told … Read more

Stock Market Had Finished Up on Friday. It’s Still a Bear Market.

Stock Market Had Finished Up on Friday.  It’s Still a Bear Market.

Text size The S&P 500 has had many chances to rally, and has missed all of them Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Hope springs eternal, even during a bear market. Just do not make the mistake of getting your hopes up too much. Yes, it’s hard to describe another week of losses as … Read more

Stock Market Had Finished Up on Friday. It’s Still a Bear Market.

Stock Market Had Finished Up on Friday.  It’s Still a Bear Market.

Text size The S&P 500 has had many chances to rally, and has missed all of them Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Hope springs eternal, even during a bear market. Just do not make the mistake of getting your hopes up too much. Yes, it’s hard to describe another week of losses as … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street falls after red-hot inflation data

US Stocks: Wall Street falls after red-hot inflation data

Wall Street’s main indices fell on Wednesday after hotter-than-expected inflation data fueled bets that the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates aggressively to tame surging prices. The Labor Department’s report showed the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which tracks the prices that urban consumers spend on a basket of goods, rose in June on both … Read more

The Stock Market Had a Great Week. Can the Good Times Last?

The Stock Market Had a Great Week.  Can the Good Times Last?

Text size *** ONE-TIME USE *** People attend the Mega Job Fair held at the FLA Live Arena on June 23, 2022 in Sunrise, Florida. The job fair had 8,000 jobs available from 100 different employers and expected approximately 3000 people to attend the fair. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Call it the “Yes, but” … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street slides as strong jobs data fuels rate hike worries

US Stocks: Wall Street slides as strong jobs data fuels rate hike worries

Wall Street’s main indexes slipped on Friday after stronger-than-expected jobs data fueled expectations of another big interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve later this month. The Labor Department’s report showed nonfarm payrolls rose by 372,000 jobs in June, higher than the estimated rise of 268,000 jobs, according to a Reuters poll of economists. … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street rises as rate hike fears ebb

US Stocks: Wall Street rises as rate hike fears ebb

Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Thursday as investors scaled back expectations of how much the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by amid growing concerns about a recession. US stocks markets have stabilized in July after marking their worst first-half in decades against the backdrop of a surge in inflation, the Ukraine conflict … Read more