S&P 500 futures are down slightly as investors await Friday’s US jobs data

S&P 500 futures were slightly lower early Friday as investors looked ahead to November’s jobs report. Futures linked to the reference stock index fell 0.16%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.33%. Shares of tech companies were moving in after-hours trading following quarterly results. Asana, Zscaler and Marvell all … Read more

The main inflation measure the Fed tracks rose 0.2% in October, less than expected

A man climbs into the refrigerator for milk at a Walmart store in Rosemead, California, on Nov. 22, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Inflation rose roughly in line with estimates in October, a sign that price increases are at least stabilizing, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The core personal consumption expenditure … Read more

The main inflation measure the Fed tracks rose 0.2% in October, less than expected

A man climbs into the refrigerator for milk at a Walmart store in Rosemead, California, on Nov. 22, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Inflation rose roughly in line with estimates in October, a sign that price increases are at least stabilizing, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The core personal consumption expenditure … Read more

Designer brands, Lands’ End, Salesforce and more

Store front view of Lands’ End opening of the NYC Pop-Up on Vererans Day featuring the Bob Woodruff foundation on November 11, 2015 in New York City. Bryan Bedder | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: designer brands (DBI) — Shares of the shoe retailer fell 15.6% in the premarket … Read more

Equity futures are ticking higher after Wednesday’s rally

Equity futures were trading higher in early trading on Thursday. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 23 points, or 0.07%, while futures linked to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 gained 0.22% and 0.24%, respectively. Shares of Salesforce lost 6% in extended trading following news that co-CEO Bret Taylor is stepping down. … Read more

Dow loses more than 100 points as investors process mixed economic signals awaiting Powell’s speech

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell Wednesday as Wall Street waded through new economic data and awaited an afternoon speech on the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The 30-stock index lost 179 points, or 0.5%. The S&P 500 lost 0.2%, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.2%. Investors were hit by conflicting economic reports … Read more

Dow loses more than 200 points as investors process mixed economic signals awaiting Powell’s speech

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell Wednesday as Wall Street waded through new economic data and awaited an afternoon speech on the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The 30-stock index lost 226 points, or 0.7%. The S&P 500 lost 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.1%. Traders were hit by conflicting economic reports … Read more

Chinese factory activity at lowest level since April; Hong Kong shares briefly rise 2%

Workers work on a speaker production line at Luyang Electronics Co LTD in Fuyang city, Anhui province, China, 31 October 2022. CFOTO | Future publication | Getty Images Asia-Pacific stocks were largely higher on Wednesday as value for China’s manufacturing activity fell short of expectations in November, falling to its lowest reading since April 2022. … Read more

Equity futures rise after major averages fall on China’s Covid turmoil

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 6, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters US stock futures were higher Tuesday morning after major averages came under pressure from Covid protests in China, and as investors expected more economic data and commentary from Federal Reserve leaders this week. Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

Equity futures rise after major averages fall on China’s Covid turmoil

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 6, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters US stock futures were higher Tuesday morning after major averages came under pressure from Covid protests in China, and as investors expected more economic data and commentary from Federal Reserve leaders this week. Dow Jones Industrial … Read more