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The positive earnings flow continued Friday as General Electric (GE) and Honeywell (HON) saw their stocks lifted in pre-market trading after reporting results.
U.S. equities futures were slightly lower Thursday morning as the market was a bit directionless, waiting for more news after yesterday’s mixed finish.
Volatility was ...
The big banks are five for five after Morgan Stanley (MS) beat Wall Street’s expectations Wednesday. The Q1 reporting season is off to a strong start.
Investors appear to be focusing on earnings season and letting their worries about Syria and trade recede.
Equity futures are stronger this morning ...
Missiles flashed over the Syrian skies late Friday, but by Monday, it looked like Wall Street had shrugged off the attacks and was ready to move higher.
After strong earnings from three of the biggest banks this morning, the S&P 500 (SPX) finds itself on the cusp of an important price level.
Equity futures were higher Thursday morning as worries about a U.S. missile strike on Syria abated and investors looked forward to what analysts expect to be a bumper Q1 earnings season.
Geopolitics stormed back into the picture early Wednesday, threatening to wipe out Tuesday’s sharp gains as investors fretted about possible U.S missile strikes on Syria.
Equities futures were higher this morning, with investors apparently recouping some of the optimism that had faded toward the close yesterday.
Trade war jitters took the wind out of the sails Friday, and the question heading into the new week is whether this same issue might keep waving a yellow “caution” flag.
The market quickly retreated from its mid-week rally Friday as investors responded to new trade war rhetoric by scurrying for possible protection in the bond market.
Monthly jobs growth just went from terrific to tepid, though the overall trend remains pretty positive. Trade fears continue to stalk Wall Street as the weekend nears.
Equity futures continued their march higher ahead of the opening bell Thursday, a continuation of the turnaround that began mid-morning Wednesday.
The down button on the elevator lit up Wednesday morning one day after a brief recovery as fears of an expanded trade war with China surged on Wall Street.
U.S. markets are looking cheerier following yesterday’s rout, but caution appears to be the name of the game this morning.
That clunking sound you hear is Q2 trying to get its engine going.
Markets didn’t even make it out of the driveway on Monday ...