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US stock futures fall as Chinese protests shake markets, oil hits 2022 low

U.S. stock index futures fell late on Sunday as Asian markets fell following widespread public protests in China and oil prices hit a 2022 low. Futures contracts Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, -0.47% fell more than 150 points, or 0.5%, as of 10 p.m. Eastern Time, while S&P 500 ES00 futures, -0.62% and Nasdaq-100 NQ00 …

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Dow rises more than 150 points as Wall Street looks to end winning week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday as Wall Street pushed for solid gains in the holiday-shortened trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 174 points, or 0.51%. The S&P 500 gained 0.06% and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.36%, weighed down by shares of Activision Blizzard, which fell more than 4% following news …

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Deere, HP, Nordstrom and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Deere (DE) – The heavy-duty equipment maker reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue for its latest quarter and issued an optimistic outlook. Deere said it benefited from positive agricultural fundamentals and increased infrastructure investment. Its stock jumped 4.2% in premarket trading. HP Inc. (HPQ) – HP rose …

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Stock futures were little changed as investors eagerly await Fed meeting minutes

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City on December 9, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures were little changed on Tuesday night as investors eagerly awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the pace of future interest rate hikes. Dow …

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Stocks open higher as Wall Street tries to shed China Covid worries

Stocks rose Tuesday morning as Wall Street looked past more covid lockdowns in China and instead focused on a host of strong earnings reports in a short Thanksgiving holiday trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 267 points, or 0.79%. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.66% and 0.29% respectively. Mixed earnings …

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S&P 500 futures outpace retail earnings ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Oct. 21, 2022. Source: NYSE S&P 500 futures fell early Monday ahead of another batch of retail earnings to kick off a shortened Thanksgiving holiday week. Broad stock index futures were down 0.35%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were 84 points lower, or 0.25%. Nasdaq 100 futures were …

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S&P 500 futures fall slightly ahead of retail earnings ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Oct. 21, 2022. Source: NYSE S&P 500 futures fell slightly on Sunday night ahead of another batch of retail earnings to kick off a shortened week for the Thanksgiving holiday. Broad stock index futures were down 0.1%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were 38 points lower, or 0.1%. …

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Cost-cutting customers come to us in a tough economy

Palo Alto Networks is seeing tailwinds from customers looking to cut costs amid the deteriorating economy, CEO Nikesh Arora said Thursday. “The silver lining in the current environment is that we’re having more consolidation conversations – because all of a sudden the number one priority besides being secure is, ‘Can you help me do without …

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Futures are mixed as investors assess the prospect of higher interest rates

Traders on the NYSE floor Source: NYSE Futures were mixed early Friday morning as investors continued to assess earnings reports and harsher language from Federal Reserve speakers. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 34 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 futures traded nearly flat, while Nasdaq-100 futures rose 0.19%. Thursday brought …

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