Author: S&P Futures

U.S. stock futures turned slightly lower after data showed a smaller-than-expected increase in weekly jobless claims on Thursday and amid a set of mixed results started off the quarterly earnings season. Jobless claims in the week ended April 4 rose 14,000 to 281,000 compared to the expected 285,000. Claims in the preceding week were Read More

U.S. equity futures were trading flat to higher on Friday as industrial giant General Electric ( GE ) dominated the news flow with the sale of assets and massive planned payouts to shareholders. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were more solidly in the black while the Nasdaq was pointing to Read More

U.S. stock futures were holding onto meager gains Thursday after metals producer Alcoa ( AA ) unofficially started off the earnings season with a beat on earnings and a miss on sales. At 8:30 a.m. E.T., jobless claims in the week ended April 4 are expected to have increased to 285,000 from 268,000 the Read More

LONDON (ShareCast) – US stock futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday, as investors digested published details of the last US Federal Reserve meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Averages is expected to open nine points down to 17,843.00 points, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are expected to begin the session approximately three Read More

* Futures up: Dow 38 pts, S&P 3.5 pts, Nasdaq 1.75 pts By Tanya Agrawal April 10 (Reuters) – S&P Futures edged higher on Friday, getting a lift from news that General Electric will sell nearly all of its real estate portfolio to investors for $ 26.5 billion in the latest of a spate of Read More

Crude oil closed solidly higher Tuesday, with the US futures contract hitting their highest point so far this year on expectations of a decline in US production. The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate for May delivery, rose $ 1.84 to finish at $ 53.98 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest close Read More

* Futures: Dow up 12 pts; S&P, Nasdaq flat * Jobless claims data expected at 8:30 a.m. EDT (1230 GMT) By Tanya Agrawal April 9 (Reuters) – S&P Futures were little changed on Thursday ahead of job market and trade data, which might dictate the market’s next move as earnings season slowly kicks off. * Read More

* Fed minutes due at 1800 GMT * Dow, S&P, Nasdaq e-minis up less than 0.1 pct each By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) – S&P Futures were little changed on Wednesday, with traders eyeing a $ 70 billion mega-deal in the energy space and ahead of minutes from the most recent meeting Read More

Price: 1,167.00 Chg: 256.60 Chg %: 28.19% Date: 15:45 Price: 6,942.26 Chg: -19.51 Chg %: -0.28% Date: 15:50 US stock futures were indicating a soft open on Wall Street on Wednesday as market participants geared up for the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes and Alcoa’s first quarter earnings report, due later. Futures for the Dow Jones Read More