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Nasdaq Futures Bounce as Tech Selloff Eases

Nasdaq Futures Bounce as Tech Selloff Eases

Futures tracking the Nasdaq 100 index rose on Friday as a two-day selloff in technology-related stocks halted, while worries about rising coronavirus cases and a patchy economic recovery weighed on S&P 500 and Dow futures.


September 18, 2020
Wall St Strategist Pops Stock Market Bubble Fears Until 2022
Wall St Strategist Pops Stock Market Bubble Fears Until 2022

The Federal Reserve’s average inflation policy and the threat of an asset bubble aren’t moving the stock market. It shows that...

Futures Flat After Tech Rout Drags Down Wall Street
Futures Flat After Tech Rout Drags Down Wall Street

Stock futures hovered near breakeven in Thursday evening’s after hours trading, following a volatile session that saw big tech stocks sell...

Stocks Rally but Lacklustre Without Fresh Stimulus
Stocks Rally but Lacklustre Without Fresh Stimulus

Asian stocks inched up on Friday but lingering disappointment that central banks merely affirmed their monetary support this week, while not...

September 17, 2020
Tech Sell-off Hits Wall Street as Jobless Claims Remain High
Tech Sell-off Hits Wall Street as Jobless Claims Remain High

Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims, while technology-related stocks resumed...

Stocks Fall as Fed Fails to Offer Fresh Cause for Cheer
Stocks Fall as Fed Fails to Offer Fresh Cause for Cheer

Stocks fell and the dollar advanced on Thursday after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates low for a long time but stopped short of...

September 16, 2020
Wall Street Up on Hopes of Fed Backing; FedEx Jumps
Wall Street Up on Hopes of Fed Backing; FedEx Jumps

Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would continue to keep interest rates low for a prolonged...

Dow Futures Gain Altitude for Third Session
Dow Futures Gain Altitude for Third Session

Stocks look poised to climb Wednesday as investors await a reading on U.S. consumer spending activity amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a policy...

S&P 500 Ends Higher on Hopes Fed will Stay Accommodative
S&P 500 Ends Higher on Hopes Fed will Stay Accommodative

The S&P 500 ended up slightly on Tuesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would stick with its supportive policy stance as the central...

September 15, 2020
Dow’s Explosive Rally Continues As Fed Begins September Policy Meeting
Dow’s Explosive Rally Continues As Fed Begins September Policy Meeting

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market extended their relief rally on Tuesday, as investors awaited reassurance from the Federal Reserve that...

U.S. Stock Selloff: Is this End? Or just Beginning…
U.S. Stock Selloff: Is this End? Or just Beginning…

The recent pullback in U.S. stocks could be close to an end if history is a guide, according to strategists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and...

Asian Stocks Gain as Upbeat China Data Lifts Mood
Asian Stocks Gain as Upbeat China Data Lifts Mood

Asian equities advanced on Tuesday and the dollar slipped, with investor sentiment supported by Chinese data and optimism about COVID-19 vaccines.

September 14, 2020
Wall St Set for Higher Open on M&A Activity, Vaccine Hopes
Wall St Set for Higher Open on M&A Activity, Vaccine Hopes

Futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday on signs of progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine and a flurry of multi-billion...

Dow Futures Jump More than 300 Points
Dow Futures Jump More than 300 Points

U.S. stock futures rose early Monday morning after a sell-off in tech shares led to the market’s first back-to-back weekly declines in...

Asian Shares Buoyed by Coronavirus Vaccine Hopes
Asian Shares Buoyed by Coronavirus Vaccine Hopes

Asian shares firmed on Monday on renewed hopes for a coronavirus vaccine after AstraZeneca resumed its phase-3 trial though sentiment was still...

September 11, 2020
Wall St Set for Higher Open as Oracle Results Beat Estimates
Wall St Set for Higher Open as Oracle Results Beat Estimates

Wall Street’s main indexes were on track to open higher on Friday, after a pullback in the previous session, with Oracle’s solid...

Wall Street Ends Lower as Tech Struggles Resume
Wall Street Ends Lower as Tech Struggles Resume

U.S. stocks closed lower after a choppy trading session on Thursday as heavyweight tech-related stocks resumed their decline following a sharp...

September 10, 2020
Dow Futures Fell 104 Points
Dow Futures Fell 104 Points

U.S. stock futures slipped in early Thursday morning trading following a rebound during market hours that stopped a three-day skid. Futures for the...

September 9, 2020
Dow Rallies 450 Points, Apple up 4%
Dow Rallies 450 Points, Apple up 4%

Stocks ripped higher on Wednesday as tech shares clawed back some of the steep losses that pushed the Nasdaq Composite into correction territory....

China Markets Drop as Stocks in Asia Slip
China Markets Drop as Stocks in Asia Slip

Markets in Asia-Pacific declined Wednesday morning after shares on Wall Street tumbled overnight stateside. Mainland Chinese stocks dropped in...

Stocks End Lower as Tech Swoon Persists, Tesla in Drop
Stocks End Lower as Tech Swoon Persists, Tesla in Drop

U.S. stocks closed lower for a third straight session on Tuesday as heavyweight technology names extended their sell-off to send the Nasdaq into...

September 8, 2020
Dow Futures Surge 300 Points
Dow Futures Surge 300 Points

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 305 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures also traded in positive territory. Stocks...

September 7, 2020
Asian Shares on Fragile Footing Amid Elevated Valuations
Asian Shares on Fragile Footing Amid Elevated Valuations

Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday as investors grappled with sky-high valuations against the backdrop of a global economy in the grip of...

September 3, 2020
Wall St Set to Slip as Tech Rally Ppauses, Jobless Claims Elevated
Wall St Set to Slip as Tech Rally Ppauses, Jobless Claims Elevated

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were set to ease from record levels at the open on Thursday as a rally in technology stocks cooled and elevated levels...

Asian Shares Reverse Early Gains, Euro Falls to 1-Week Lows
Asian Shares Reverse Early Gains, Euro Falls to 1-Week Lows

Asian equities pared early gains on Thursday amid growing worries about Sino-U.S. relations while the euro hit a one-week low as traders wagered on...

Wall Street Closes Higher With Defensive Bets Out Front
Wall Street Closes Higher With Defensive Bets Out Front

The S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday for the ninth time in the past 10 sessions, with defensive and value stocks taking their turns to lead...

September 2, 2020
Wall Street Heads for Strong Open on Tech Boost
Wall Street Heads for Strong Open on Tech Boost

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Wednesday with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq eyeing new highs, as demand for technology...

Asian shares set to rise as recovery comes into focus
Asian shares set to rise as recovery comes into focus

Asian shares were set gain on Wednesday, encouraged by buoyant U.S. moves that followed stronger-than-expected manufacturing indicators while the...

S&P, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs in Tech-Fueled Rally
S&P, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs in Tech-Fueled Rally

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq boasted record closing highs on Tuesday with technology leading the charge as Apple and Zoom Video soared while economic...

September 1, 2020
Nasdaq Ends Up, S&P 500 Posts Biggest August Gain Since 1986
Nasdaq Ends Up, S&P 500 Posts Biggest August Gain Since 1986

While the S&P boasted its steepest August percentage gain in more than three decades it ended Monday slightly lower and the Dow also lost...

August 31, 2020
Dow Slumps to Kick off Final Session of Month
Dow Slumps to Kick off Final Session of Month

U.S. stocks were mostly lower to start Monday’s trade as Wall Street attempts to close out a strong performance in a seasonally lackluster...

Asia Stocks Touch 29-Month Top
Asia Stocks Touch 29-Month Top

Asian shares notched a 29-month high on Monday as investors wagered global central banks would keep topping up the policy punchbowl for years to...

S&P 500 to Record Closing High, Dow Now Positive for Year
S&P 500 to Record Closing High, Dow Now Positive for Year

Wall Street advanced on Friday, with technology stocks driving the S&P 500 to its sixth record closing high since confirming a bull market on...

August 28, 2020
Dow Erases 2020 Loss as Stocks Trade Slightly Higher
Dow Erases 2020 Loss as Stocks Trade Slightly Higher

Stocks were up modestly Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing its 2020 losses and the S&P 500 index on track for another record...

August 27, 2020
Asia Shares Pause for Breath, Lot Riding on Fed
Asia Shares Pause for Breath, Lot Riding on Fed

Asian shares touched two-year peaks on Thursday in the wake of Wall Street’s record run as cheap cash drove up big-cap tech darlings,...

Wall St.: Momentum Stocks Push S&P 500, Nasdaq to New Highs
Wall St.: Momentum Stocks Push S&P 500, Nasdaq to New Highs

U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday, pushing the S&P 500 to its fourth straight record closing high, as investors stayed focused on large-cap...

August 26, 2020
U.S. Futures Fluctuate With Dollar; Bonds Decline
U.S. Futures Fluctuate With Dollar; Bonds Decline

U.S. equity futures wavered as investors reviewed expectations for loose monetary policy and mulled the pace of recent gains. Treasuries and...

Exxon Mobil Replaced by Software Stock After 92 Years in Dow
Exxon Mobil Replaced by Software Stock After 92 Years in Dow

Exxon Mobil’s been in the Dow in some form since 1928, but its tenure as the longest-serving component is coming to an end. On Monday,...

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs on Trade
S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs on Trade

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit all-time closing highs on Tuesday, but a drop in Apple stock capped gains from positive developments in...

August 25, 2020
Asian Stocks Boosted by Fresh U.S.-China Trade Hopes
Asian Stocks Boosted by Fresh U.S.-China Trade Hopes

Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday after the U.S and China indicated progress in trade talks, and as hopes of new coronavirus...

Asia Stocks Approach 2-Year High on Fresh Trade Hopes
Asia Stocks Approach 2-Year High on Fresh Trade Hopes

Renewed confidence in a Sino-U.S. trade deal after talks between the countries helped lift most Asian stocks on Tuesday, as did fresh vaccine hopes...

S&P, Nasdaq Close at New Highs, Wall St Rides Bull Momentum
S&P, Nasdaq Close at New Highs, Wall St Rides Bull Momentum

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq reached new record closing highs on Monday as optimism over potential medical advances in the war against the...

August 24, 2020
S&P 500, Nasdaq, All-Time Highs on COVID-19 Treatment Hopes
S&P 500, Nasdaq, All-Time Highs on COVID-19 Treatment Hopes

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq scaled new highs on Monday as a gain in Apple shares and U.S. approval for the emergency use of blood plasma in COVID-19...


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