Author: S&P Futures

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