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U.S. Markets | Futures Indicator: Dow futures are set to pop 550 points as Biden scores an early lead on Super Tuesday

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Thomas Franck 4-5 minutos - Source: CNBC Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire, February 4, 2020. Rick Wilking | Reuters U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher Wednesday open as early results on Super Tuesday showed former Vice President Joe Biden notching key wins and reassuring investors of his place amid the top candidates in the Democratic pool. As of 5:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated a rise of about 550 points at the open. Futures on the and  also pointed to solid opening gains. Still, there are several hours until the opening of equity trading in New York and the implied open could change over the course of the morning. Biden’s success early into Super Tuesday voting appeared to buoy U.S. equity futures as the former vice president notched a flurry of victories in key southern states inclu

U.S. Markets | Wall Street Closing Report: Stocks rise slightly ahead of the Fed's decision on interest rates

Fred Imbert 4 minutes - Source: CNBC Stocks were little changed on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve kicked off a two-day monetary policy meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average  traded just above the flaline. The  S&P 500  rose 0.1% while the  Nasdaq Composite  gained 0.2%. The meeting is scheduled to end Wednesday, when the central bank is expected to announce its latest decision on monetary policy . The Fed is largely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points. That would be the central bank’s second rate cut of 2019. “The drama is centered on just how strongly the Fed will signal that it’s going to cut rates again by the end of 2019,” Tom Essaye, founder of The Sevens Report, said in a note. “It’ll be the ‘dots’ and statement that determine whether the Fed meets market expectations (and spurs a short-term rally) or if we see another ‘hawkish’ cut and uptick in volatility.” Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (

U.S. Markets | Wall Street Markets Closing Report: Dow posts 4-day winning streak amid trade optimism

Fred Imbert 3-4 minutes - Source: CNBC The S&P 500 was headed for its first decline in four sessions on Monday as Google-parent Alphabet and Microsoft led a decline in tech stocks, offsetting optimism around U.S.-China trade relations. The broad index traded 0.2% lower after rising as much as 0.36% earlier in the day. The Nasdaq Composite erased a 0.4% gain to trade 0.6% lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded around the flatline after climbing 103 points. Alphabet shares fell 1% on news that 50 attorneys general are joining an antitrust probe against Google. Microsoft shares traded 1.7% lower. The S&P 500 tech sector fell 1.2%. Still, the major indexes remained within striking distance of their record highs set in July. The S&P 500 was about 1.6% from its record high set in late July entering the session. The Dow and Nasdaq Composite entered the session more than 2% from their all-time highs Stocks initially ro

U.S. Markets | Premarket | Stocks making biggest Moves: Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Twitter, Boeing, Spark, Boston Beer, Snap & more

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Peter Schacknow 3-4 minutes - Source: CNBC Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Twitter – Twitter said the personal account of CEO Jack Dorsey is now secure after being hacked on Friday . The hacker used Dorsey’s account to send out tweets that contained racist messages. Boeing – Boeing faces new delays in returning the 737 Max to service, according to The Wall Street Journal. International regulators are said to be upset over what they perceive as a lack of information from Boeing on its proposed software fixes for the grounded jet. Spark Therapeutics – Spark and Switzerland’s Roche announced another extension of Roche’s $4.3 billion takeover bid for the U.S.-based gene therapy company. The extension to October 1 was given to provide more time for regulatory reviews. Royal Caribbean , Norwegian Cruise Line , Carnival – The cruise lines could see an estimated impact of 5 cents per share from Hurricane Dor

U.S. Markets | Dow | Futures Market Indicator: Dow futures skid 200 points after new US-China trade tariffs take effect

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Fred Imbert, Sam Meredith 3 minutes - Source: CNBC U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Tuesday after the world’s two largest economies began imposing new tariffs on one another’s goods. Around 7 a.m. ET, Dow  Jones Industrial Average futures dropped 200 points, implying a decline of 202 points at the open. Futures on the S&P  500 and Nasdaq  100 were both lower. The declines came after investors observed a market holiday on Monday. Chipmakers such as Nvidia and Skyworks Solutions fell 1.3% and 0.5%, respectively, in the premarket. Retail stocks Ulta Beaut, Tiffany and Nike all traded lower before the bell. Boeing and Caterpillar both declined more than 1% along with Apple. The U.S. imposed 15% tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods on Sunday, while China imposed new charges on U.S. products from September 1. It marked the latest escalation in their long-running trade war . Both countries have imposed tariffs on billions

U.S. Markets I U.S. Futures Indicator: US futures turn negative, pointing to slightly lower open

Sam Meredith 2-3 minutes - Source: CNBC U.S. stock index futures turned slightly negative early Thursday morning. Around 5:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a negative open of about 40 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were mixed. Investors are expected to be largely attuned to the Federal Reserve ’s central banking meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, over the next two days. Policymakers at the U.S. central bank are scheduled to deliver remarks from Thursday, after weeks of limited public appearances. Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan are both set to comment on the world’s largest economy later in the session. The Fed’s closely watched annual meeting comes shortly after the central bank published its latest meeting minutes on Wednesday. The July minutes showed Fed officials who voted to lower interest rates three weeks ago agreed that the move shouldn’t be viewed as an indication

U.S. Markets | U.S. Index Futures Indicator: FuturesUS futures point to a higher open

Silvia Amaro 5-6 minutes - Source: CNBC

Dow Futures I U.S. Markets: Dow futures jump 250 points after another wild week

Yun Li 3-4 minutes - Source: CNBC Stocks were set to open sharply higher Friday, resuming its rebound from the massive sell-off earlier in the week, as Wall Street nears the end of another tumultuous week. A rebound in Treasury yields from historic lows also eased recession fears. Futures of the Dow Jones Industrial Average indicated a positive open of about 250 points. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were also both solidly higher. Markets closed Thursday’s session on a more positive note, boosted by retail giant Walmart’s strong earnings and solid retail sales figures. The Dow ended its volatile trading up almost 100 points after suffering its worst day of the year on Wednesday. The U.S.- China trade war is still a big driver of market movements. President Donald Trump this week decided to delay some of the latest China tariffs to December, a move designed to avoid any negative impact on the holiday shopping seaso