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S&P 500 futures fall slightly ahead of more retail earnings before the Thanksgiving holiday

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, October 21, 2022. Source: NYSE S&P 500 futures fell slightly on Sunday night ahead of another batch of retail earnings to kick off a shortened week for the Thanksgiving holiday. Broad stock index futures were down 0.1%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were 38 points lower, or 0.1%. …

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Nasdaq adds 1.9%, S&P 500 closes nearly 1% higher and notches best week since June

The S&P 500 closed its best week since June as a report on Thursday showing slowing inflation raised hopes that the Federal Reserve would soon ease its tightening campaign. The broader market index added 0.9%, to close at 3,992.93. This took its gain for the week to 5.9%, its best week since the one that …

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Stock futures rise slightly after S&P 500 posts its biggest one-day rally since 2020

Equity futures were slightly higher on Thursday night after better-than-expected inflation data fueled a broad market rally. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 43 points, or 0.13%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures rose slightly. In regular trading, major averages posted their biggest one-day rallies since 2020. The Dow jumped more than 1,200 points. The …

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Stock futures are flat ahead of key Fed policy decision

Stock futures were little changed on Tuesday evening as investors braced for the Federal Reserve’s latest policy move after its meeting on Wednesday. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were 10 points lower. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures hovered on the flatline. In regular trading, major stock averages ended the day lower after September job …

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Dow closes 800 points higher on Friday, registers fourth straight week of gains

Shares rose on Friday despite a tumble in Amazon shares after economic data pointed to slowing inflation and stable consumption. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 828.52 points, or around 2.6%, up at 32,861.80. The S&P 500 added almost 2.5%, to close at 3,901.06. The Nasdaq Composite ended up around 2.9%, closing at 11,102.45. …

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Nasdaq futures fall after weak Amazon guidance adds pressure to tech rout

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, October 21, 2022. Source: NYSE Nasdaq 100 futures were down Thursday night after disappointing earnings from Amazon were added to the already strained index. Nasdaq-linked futures fell 0.7%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 0.5% and S&P 500 futures lost 0.1%. Amazon led the extended trade declines, having …

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Stock futures give up earlier gains, turn negative despite Netflix’s strong results

U.S. stock futures gave up early Wednesday gains, even after the release of strong quarterly results from Netflix. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 121 points, or 0.4%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures traded down 0.5% each. Netflix shares rebounded 13% after the streaming giant delivered better-than-expected earnings and revenue along with strong subscriber …

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Nasdaq futures rise for a third day as better-than-expected Netflix results keep tech gains going

Nasdaq futures rose Tuesday night after major averages posted a second straight day of gains, and Netflix reported strong earnings after the bell. Futures linked to the Nasdaq 100 added 1.19%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 165 points, or 0.54%, and S&P 500 futures rose 0.8%. All three major stock averages ended the regular …

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Dow tumbles more than 300 points as wild week of trading winds down

Shares fell on Friday, capping a volatile week of trading, a day after posting a historic rally as investors digested inflation expectations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 405 points, or 1.35%, but was still on track to end the week higher after Thursday’s gains. The S&P 500 lost 2.16%, on track to end the …

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Stock futures rise slightly ahead of key inflation data, Fed minutes

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 13, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Stock futures rose Wednesday morning as investors awaited the latest inflation numbers and minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 101 points, or 0.36%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.42% …

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