Stock futures open slightly higher after selloff

Stock futures opened modestly higher Wednesday evening. The after-hours moves came on the heels of a steep selloff in markets during the regular session, with the Dow dropping 2.72%, or 710 points, for its worst day since its near-7% slide two weeks ago. The risk-off mood came after some states in the South and West […]

Stock futures open little changed, pausing after rally

Stock futures traded near unchanged Tuesday evening after a rally during the regular session sent a number of big tech names and the Nasdaq Composite to record closing highs. Market participants continued to eye increases in coronavirus cases in some regions in the...

Capping US Treasury yields ‘remains an open question’

The Federal Reserve could soon renew its World War II-era policy of capping yields on U.S. government debt, as the central bank weighs its options on pinning down longer-term interest rates. The central bank on Wednesday held rates steady at near-zero and suggested...

Stock futures open higher, extending rally

Stock futures opened higher Sunday evening, pointing toward advances to kick off the week. An unexpectedly strong May jobs report fueled a stock rally that briefly sent the Nasdaq Composite above its February 19 record high during Friday’s session. The surge added to...