Stock futures edge higher after Nasdaq closes at a record

Stock futures edge higher after Nasdaq closes at a record

Stock futures ticked up slightly as late trading kicked off, with stocks steadying after another choppy session earlier on Monday. Big tech stocks were mixed in overnight trading after outperforming during the regular session, with both the Nasdaq Composite and Nasdaq 100 ending at record high levels. Each of Netflix, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook […]
Stock futures edge lower after market rout

Stock futures edge lower after market rout

Stock futures fell Thursday evening, extending declines after the three major indices closed out their worst day since mid-March. The rout came as investors nervously eyed rising coronavirus cases in some parts of the country and considered officials’ warnings of...
Why Biden has an edge over Trump

Why Biden has an edge over Trump

Two months ago, President Trump planned to run for reelection on low unemployment, a robust stock market and a strong economy. The coronavirus recession has undone those plans, but Trump is still running on the economy—by claiming to be the best candidate to fix it....
Stock futures edge lower after weak economic, earnings data

Stock futures edge lower after weak economic, earnings data

Stock futures opened slightly lower Wednesday evening after a batch of historically weak economic data released earlier in the day revealed the extent of the damage the coronavirus pandemic was unleashing on the domestic economy. Quarterly results from some of the...
Stock futures edge lower after Tuesday’s late-day drop

Stock futures edge lower after Tuesday’s late-day drop

Stock futures were little changed Tuesday evening after a choppy day of trading during the regular session. At the session highs on Tuesday, the blue-chip index rallied a total of more than 22% above its March 23 closing low, or 3.5% on the day, before ending the...