US Stock Futures Suggest Upbeat Open As Markets Return After Thanksgiving Break For Last, And Shorter-Than-Usual, Trading Day Of November
Traders are back from the Thanksgiving break, and Friday’s short session looks set for thin volumes and ending November on a high note.
US Stock Futures Suggest Higher Open; Durable Goods Orders, Jobless Claims And Consumer Sentiment Data To Be Watched
Earnings give way to data points as stocks continue to rally while trading volumes thin out in the run-up to Thanksgiving Day.
US Stock Futures Suggest Subdued Open; Earnings, Housing Data, Consumer Confidence In Focus
Data on housing and the Case-Shiller home-price index will be watched even as investors shift into holiday mode.
US Stock Futures Suggest Lower Open; Earnings of Retail Majors, Ben Bernanke Speech On Watch
Quarterly earnings from retail majors and Ben Bernanke’s speech after market hours should sway investor sentiment.
US Stock Futures Subdued Yet Positive; Potential Record Highs For Indexes, Quarterly Earnings To Influence Markets On Monday
After yet another week when indexes closed in on historic highs, Monday could see a quiet but positive open.
US Stock Futures Suggest Yet Another Positive Start As Janet Yellen Effect Lingers; Factory Data On Watch
Could the Yellen effect overflow into Friday’s trading session? Futures suggest it could.
Berkshire Hathaway Regulatory Filing Shows Warren Buffett-Run Company Bought Stake In Exxon Mobil Worth About $3.7B In September Quarter
An SEC filing also shows the Warren Buffett-run holding company cut its stake in ConocoPhillips in the September quarter.
Stock Futures Suggest Mixed Opening Ahead Of Janet Yellen’s Testimony Before Senate Banking Committee; Earnings Calendar Includes Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Nordstrom and Viacom; Jobless Claims And Trade Data Also On Tap
Investors will evaluate Janet Yellen’s answers before the Senate Banking Committee for clues to her future Fed leadership.
Rob Ford Saga: Court Documents Reveal Ford’s Staffers Suspected Drug Abuse, Drunk Driving, Spending Time With Escorts
Police interviews of Ford's former and current staffers reveal allegations of major transgressions by Toronto’s embattled mayor.
US Stock Futures Indicate Pause In Rally On Technicals; Macy’s, NetApp, Cisco Earnings On Watch
Near record-highs and technical resistance levels, earnings and developments at the Fed could be reasons for a pause in the rally.
US Stock Futures Show Lower To Mixed Open; Tuesday Trading Could Be Influenced By Fed Officials’ Comments, Earnings
In the absence of key data releases, investors could focus on earnings statements and comments from various Federal Reserve officials.
4 People, Including Gunman, Dead In Brooklyn Row House Shootout
The shooting occurred shortly after midnight in a three-story building in the Williamsburg neighborhood.
US Stock Futures Suggest Mixed To Flat Open On Monday; Janet Yellen Testimony, Earnings To Influence Investors
The Fed's leadership, quarterly company earnings and economic data should hold investors’ attention.
Stock Futures Suggest Positive Start Ahead Of Income And Unemployment Data
Nonfarm payrolls data and the effect of the government shutdown on the unemployment figure should hold investors’ attention.
Stock Futures Set To Open Lower Ahead Of A Day Packed With Earnings, Data Releases, Monetary Policy Decisions From BOE And ECB, And Twitter’s Stock Debut
After witnessing a stellar showing from stocks in the previous trading session, investors have much more to look forward to on Thursday.
Stock Futures Indicate Higher Opening After Stable To Weak Tuesday; Earnings To Be Watched
Quarterly results could once again provide direction to markets ahead of Thursday’s GDP and jobless claims data.
US Stock Futures Suggest Lower Open; AOL, CVS, DirecTV, Tesla Among Companies To Announce Earnings On Tuesday
Company earnings could dictate market movements as a month-long rally that extended into November appears to hit a bump.
Stock Futures Signal Higher Open; Earnings From Energy Majors, Factory Orders Data In Focus
After a solid performance last week and month, stocks look set to open higher. Earnings and factory data will hold market's interest.
Stock Futures Suggest Mixed Open; Data On Manufacturing Sector To Be Watched
A relatively light earnings calendar at the end of a busy week will have markets watching data on manufacturing for direction.
Stock Futures Hint At Lower Open As FOMC Statement Leaves Investors Divided; Earnings, Jobless Claims Data Too In Focus
Market's direction could depend on which interpretation of the FOMC’s comments sticks, while earnings too will have an impact on stocks.
China Detains 5 Suspects In Monday’s Tiananmen Square Incident; Calls It A Terrorist Attack
All the suspects are said to be from the country’s restive Xinjiang province, which is home to the Uighur Muslim minority community.
Stock Futures Show Higher Open As Markets Await FOMC Meeting Outcome, And Data On Payroll And Inflation
Investors will strain to interpret the Fed’s take on the economy for hints about the future of its quantitative easing program.
Greenwood, South Carolina Shooting Claims 6, Including 2 Children, In What's Described As A 'Murder-Suicide'
The incident, which occurred Tuesday in Greenwood County, was described as a murder-suicide.
Stocks Futures Mixed As FOMC Meeting Looms Ahead And Earnings Continue To Remain In Focus
Investors prepare for yet another earnings-heavy day with Wednesday’s FOMC meeting playing on their minds.
Death Toll From Europe Storm Reaches 13; UK, Germany Hit Hardest
In the worst storm to hit the UK since 1987, hurricane-force winds did heavy damage to the island nation and mainland Europe.
UPDATE: Tiananmen Square Car Crash That Killed 5 Targeted By China's News Censors; Square Closed To Tourists And Media; Police Search For Suspects From Xinjiang Province
The incident is speculated to have been a deliberate attack on a historic and politically significant site and two suspects have been identified.
U.S. Stocks Seem Set To Carry On From Last Week As Futures Point To Upbeat Opening; IP, Homes Sales Data In Focus
The effects of a strong showing last week are expected to spill over to Monday-morning trade.
Conrad Murray, Accused Of Administering Anesthetic That Resulted In Michael Jackson’s Death, Released
Conrad Murray was given the maximum four-year sentence but was released in less than two years.
“Kill Everyone In China” Controversy On Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Kid’s Table’ Program Goes Viral; ABC Network apologizes
The late-night talk show host is back in the eye of a storm following a young guest’s comment on China.
US Stock Futures Mixed On Friday Reflecting Company Earnings; More Earnings, Economic Data On Watch
Markets will look to data on durable goods orders, the consumer sentiment index and quarterly earnings for direction.