(Wednesday Market Open) After several days of tumbling amid trade war fears, markets look like they’re ready to possibly rebound a little Wednesday. Strength in European and Asian indices overnight could help provide some traction, and a slight pullback in bond prices might indicate more willingness among investors to embrace risk.
At the same time, volatility faded a bit, with the Cboe VIX falling back below 13 after rising above 14 earlier this week.
Despite these positive developments and a rally in pre-market trading, there’s no major change on the trade front that’s helped pin down stocks over the last few days. Maybe after a six-day losing streak for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI), people are simply engaged in some bargain hunting. Whether this can give the market a lift that lasts is unclear. We shall see.
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It's the start of a jam-packed week on Wall Street, as a slew of earnings reports and key data loom. The Fed also meets, and merger news greeted investors Monday.
Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer (PFE) and Merck (MRK) report first-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, May 1. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their results.
Equities futures were mixed Friday morning as Exxon’s earnings miss weighed on the S&P and Dow but the tech heavy Nasdaq was still buoyed on strong earnings from the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and chipmakers.
Equities futures pointed to a higher opening for all three of the major U.S. indices, helped by strong earnings from Facebook.
Geopolitical issues that drove the markets in March took a back seat in April as investors turned their attention to earnings and CEOs’ comments.
Tech giants Amazon (AMZN) and Microsoft (MSFT) report earnings after market close on Thursday, April 26. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their quarterly results.
Robust earnings from major companies keep rolling in, but the question seems to be whether the overall market will give them credit.
Automakers Ford (F) and General Motors (GM) report Q1 earnings this week. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their first-quarter results.
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