Articles From: U.S. stocks: Futures off modestly; GE in focus to U.S. Treasury prices fall as equities rise


2014/9/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures drifted lower on Monday on the heels of the fifth straight week of gains for major indexes, as investors faced a dearth of home-grown economic data and weak trade statistics out of China.
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2014/10/31
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures pointed to a rally for Wall Street on Friday, after the Bank of Japan delivered a stimulus surprise that lifted global equity markets.
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2014/9/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated losses for Wall Street on Thursday, with investors looking for a weekly labor-market update to help gauge the timing of an interest-rate increase by the Federal Reserve.
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2014/10/17
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rallied on Friday, with investors waiting for a speech by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and another set of prominent corporate earnings, after a volatile week when concerns about global growth sent financial markets on a roller-coaster ride.
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2014/11/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Euro tumbles after ECB president Mario Draghi speaks MADRID (MarketWatch) -- A dovish European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and a rate cut from China's central bank triggered a rally for stock futures on Friday, with the ground laid for another record-setting session for Wall Street.
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2014/8/29
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures indicated a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, with markets poised to rebound after Ukraine-fueled weakness the prior day, and with investors waiting for consumer spending and confidence numbers.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks pointed to a higher open for Wall Street ahead of a packed schedule of speeches by Federal Reserve officials on Thursday, a day after stocks soared on the prospect the central bank isn't in a rush to lift interest rates.
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2014/11/13
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist says a short-term correction is coming MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures tracked global markets higher on Thursday as investors readied for weekly jobless claims and earnings from retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., but strategists continued to voice concerns over a potential correction for stocks.
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2014/10/6
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures gained Monday, with a new report on U.S. labor- market conditions due, in the wake of blowout September jobs data that lifted stocks last week.
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2014/11/7
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch)--Stock futures were balanced on the flat line Friday as investors waited for all-important nonfarm payrolls data.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures edged lower Thursday, with investors set to sift through figures on the labor market and as well as assess comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
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2014/9/25
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures ebbed lower Thursday ahead of a report likely to show a large drop for durable-goods orders.
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2014/8/28
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were poised to break a three-day winning streak on Thursday, with futures for the three major benchmarks moving lower ahead of second-quarter data on U.S. economic growth.
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2014/10/16
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures slipped on Thursday, with investors looking to see if the carnage from the previous day's roller-coaster session will continue.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated modest losses for Wall Street at the open on Friday, with investors set to wrap up a week of sharp swings in the market with results from Procter & Gamble Co., the consumer-products giant that makes up part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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2014/11/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were pointing to a lower start for Wall Street after the European Commission slashed its growth forecasts for Europe and as oil prices continued to sink after Saudi Arabia cut prices for the U.S. market.
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2014/9/26
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures edged up Friday, the moves coming ahead of a report on how well the world's largest economy performed in the second quarter.
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2014/9/30
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch)--U.S. stock futures rose on Tuesday, as investors weighed up a fall in European inflation and looked ahead to U.S. updates on home prices and consumer confidence.
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2014/11/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist: S&P 500 could be a sell at 2,078 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures nudged higher on Tuesday, as investors waited to see if Wall Street's record run will continue, though a Veterans Day holiday could mean thinner volume.
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2014/9/24
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated gains for Wall Street on Wednesday, with housing data expected to show a modest bump up in sales and investors on the lookout for hints about interest rates from two Federal Reserve members due to speak.
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2014/10/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Upbeat Apple results were calling the shots on Tuesday for U.S. stock futures and pushing ahead Nasdaq-100 futures in what otherwise looked like a low-key start.
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2014/11/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures pointed to a slightly higher start for Wall Street on Monday as oil prices rose and investors focused on whether the S&P 500 and Dow industrials can maintain recent record highs.
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2014/8/27
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to soft gains on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 poised to stay above 2,000 a day after it closed above that milestone for the first time.
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2014/8/28
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch It was easy to give American International Group up for dead when Robert Benmosche took over as the beleaguered insurer's CEO in August 2009, but under his leadership, AIG made an epic turnaround and took care of U.S. taxpayers.
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2014/11/14
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2014/11/14
U.S. officials are revealing plans Friday to spend $425 million on advanced supercomputer technology, the latest sign of the government's determination to leapfrog China in a field often linked to national security and economic competitiveness.
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2014/11/14
By Don Clark U.S. officials revealed plans Friday to spend $425 million on advanced supercomputer technology, the latest sign of the government's determination to leapfrog China in a field often linked to national security and economic competitiveness.
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2014/10/8
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch The U.S. will start screening passengers coming in from Ebola-stricken countries at five critical airport hubs mostly on the East Coast, government officials said Wednesday.
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2014/9/30
By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Treasury prices fell Tuesday as equities rose in the U.S. and Europe, sapping some demand from safe U.S. government debt.
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