Tesla, Palantir, Bitcoin: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching as markets kick into gear on Tuesday. —U.S. stock futures edged lower as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony in Congress on the health of the economy. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.5%. The benchmark stocks gauge on Monday fell for a fifth consecutive day, its longest losing streak since last February. […]

AIG, Avis Budget, Devon Energy: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Wednesday’s market action. —U.S. stock futures drifted lower ahead of fresh data on January’s retail sales and the notes from Federal Reserve policy makers’ latest meeting. Futures tied to Dow Jones Industrial Average futures wavered between gains and losses. The blue-chips index on Tuesday closed at a record. Contracts on the S&P 500 edged down […]

BorgWarner, CVS Health, Occidental Petroleum: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s trading action. —U.S. stock futures climbed, signaling major indexes could notch record highs in their first trading session after the Presidents Day holiday. Futures tied to the S&P 500 gained 0.6%, while contracts on the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 added 0.5%. Read more in our full market wrap. What’s Coming Up —Earnings season rolls on, […]

Disney, HubSpot, Cloudflare: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Friday’s trading action. —U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to end the week with muted gains after notching its ninth record closing high for 2021. Futures tied to the S&P 500 slipped 0.2%, pointing to a drop after the opening bell. Contracts linked to the Nasdaq-100 Index edged down 0.1%, […]

Corsair, Coty, GameStop: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. —U.S. stock futures ticked down following the record highs for major indexes Monday. S&P 500 futures edged down 0.1%, after its eighth all-time closing high of 2021 on Monday. Futures for the technology-focused Nasdaq-100 index slipped 0.1%, and Dow Jones Industrial Average contracts drifted down 0.2%. Read our full market wrap here. […]

Wynn, ON Semiconductor, GameStop: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

—U.S. stock futures advanced, along with bond yields and oil prices, as investors wagered that a new round of stimulus spending would bolster the economy. —Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.3% after the benchmark stocks gauge posted its biggest one-week advance since November and closed Friday at an all-time high. Futures for the technology-heavy Nasdaq-100 and the Dow Jones […]

Pinterest, Activision Blizzard, Peloton: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

Here’s what we’re watching before Friday’s trading gets underway. —U.S. stock futures rose, putting the S&P 500 on track for its best week in three months, on investors’ bets that a fresh coronavirus-relief spending package will bolster the economy. Futures tied to the S&P 500 gained 0.5%, contracts linked to the technology-heavy Nasdaq-100 edged up 0.3% and Dow futures added 0.4%. Read […]