Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks reach for higher open, with inflation and big bank earnings in focus

U.S. stock futures perked up Friday, shaping up to reclaim record levels, ahead of an update on inflation that could give investors a steer on the Federal Reserve’s path for interest rates and the latest earnings from big banks.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stocks point to modest gains after bank earnings; Facebook weighs on Nasdaq

U.S. stock-index futures point to a mostly higher open on Friday following the first readings of the fourth-quarter reports, which came in below forecasts, although this factor was seen as largely related to the recently passed tax bill in Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Fresh records in sight for U.S. stocks, as earnings, inflation data loom

U.S. stocks look poised to open at fresh highs on Friday, as the dollar stumbles on news of a breakthrough for Germany’s political deadlock. Big bank earnings as well as consumer price and retail sales data are ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures rise as investors brace for earnings season kickoff

U.S. stock futures point to a slightly higher open for Wall Street stocks on Tuesday, as investors focus on the kickoff of third-quarter earnings season later this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks inch higher as focus shifts to earnings

U.S. stocks inched higher as worries about the health of Deutsche Bank have receded and investors began to focus on earnings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2016

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures tiptoe higher with inflation data in focus

Stock futures are moving ahead modestly as investors wait for consumer prices coming up ahead of the open. The data is expected to come in mild, and any surprise could rattle investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow surges 250 points, powered by energy, bank and tech stocks

U.S. stock benchmarks swing sharply higher Friday following a jobs report for February that came in hotter than had been estimated, as the report signaled a muted rise to wage growth for the month, helping to ease worries about runaway inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stocks futures point to higher open as inflation concerns continue to wane

U.S. stock-index futures rose on Monday, suggesting equities could extend a two-week rally in the market indexes as concerns appeared to fade about the inflation picture facing the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stocks slide after 6-day rally; inflation remains in focus

U.S. stocks trade mostly lower on Tuesday, with investors finding few reasons to keep pushing shares higher following a six-day rally that gave indexes their biggest one-week percentage gain in years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks close higher as major indexes rise in unison

The U.S. stock market closes higher on Monday with the Dow leading the gains as investors continued to focus on corporate earnings and prospects for tax cuts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks poised for lackluster open, but monthly gains look intact

U.S. stock futures struggled to push higher on Friday, but Wall Street remained on track for monthly and quarterly gains as investors looked ahead to inflation data and a reading on consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks set for weaker open, but monthly gains remain intact

U.S. stock futures struggled to push higher on Friday, but Wall Street remained on track for monthly and quarterly gains as investors looked ahead to inflation data and a reading on consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stock market on track for higher open after flurry of earnings

U.S. stocks edged modestly higher Tuesday, with the main indexes set to trade in record territory as investors sifted through mostly upbeat earnings releases and waited for slate of Federal Reserve speakers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

U.S. stocks open higher as investors focus on earnings

The U.S. stock market opened slightly higher on Wednesday as investors assessed mixed first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks primed to edge higher, as earnings stay center stage

U.S. stock futures point to a small gain at the open, putting the market on track to recover somewhat a fall prompted by a tepid corporate earnings, with Morgan Stanley results ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stock futures edge higher as investors await Yellen speech

Stock futures on Wednesday point to a marginally higher open as investors digest earnings reports from Goldman Sachs Group and Citigroup Inc., and await an important report on inflation, as well as a speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stocks gain on better-than-expected bank earnings

U.S. stocks rise on Friday, with financial stocks leading the way higher after a number of key bank earnings reassured investors that the sector’s strong recent rally was justified......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Cautious open ahead for U.S. stocks as investors watch for more FBI fallout

Stock futures trade moderately higher on Monday, in a big week for central-bank meetings and U.S. data. But investors were expected to remain sidetracked by further developments on the U.S. political front......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2016

Market Snapshot: Stocks slump as investors shrug at solid earnings to focus on oil’s retreat

U.S. stocks retreat Monday, despite a major bank posting strong results, as investors look for news that could justify equity valuations, and as crude-oil prices slumped......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2016

Market Snapshot: Stocks close higher after Yellen comments, bank earnings

U.S. stocks close slightly higher Friday, finishing near lows of the session to turn in a second losing week in a row, after a trio of quarterly bank results topped analyst estimates and Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said there may be benefits t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2016

Morning Movers: Under Armour Jumps on Upgrade; Citigroup Climbs

Stocks look set for a higher open as bank reported better-than-expected earnings and China’s producer inflation rose for the first time in almost five year. Getty Images S&P 500 futures have risen 0.3%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have ga.....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsOct 14th, 2016