Category: Futures

Dow Futures Rally Loses Steam as Money Market Funds Surge
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Dow Futures Rally Loses Steam as Money Market Funds Surge

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rallied at the start of Monday’s session, fueled by the recently announced trade truce between the United States and China. While demand for risk-on assets has improved, the long-term inflow into money market funds suggests investors are preparing for the worst. Dow Futures Move Higher Futures on…

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Dow Futures Slog Upward as Analysts Warn of Trade Deal Breakdown
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Dow Futures Slog Upward as Analysts Warn of Trade Deal Breakdown

Dow futures slogged to moderate gains on Sunday, indicating that investors remain relatively upbeat about the partial US-China trade deal but are also cautious about whether this minor agreement will lead to more meaningful developments in the ongoing tariff war. Dow Futures Point to Minor Columbus Day Gains Shortly after the markets opened on Sunday…

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Dow Futures Swing Violently amid Trump-China Trade ‘Funeral’
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Dow Futures Swing Violently amid Trump-China Trade ‘Funeral’

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures swung wildly in pre-market trading Thursday as Chinese delegates arrive at the Trump White House for high-level trade talks. But optimism is low going into the meeting as China and the US both take defensive positions. One Shanghai investor struck a particularly sombre tone about Thursday’s summit. “To my…

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Dow Futures Slide 100 Points as Elizabeth Warren Edges Near White House
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Dow Futures Slide 100 Points as Elizabeth Warren Edges Near White House

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures fell in early trading Tuesday, pointing to another miserable day on the stock market. Traders appear increasingly nervous about Elizabeth Warren’s momentum as she emerges as the Democratic front-runner going into the 2020 presidential election. One investor joked that “they won’t open the stock market if Elizabeth Warren is…

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Dow Futures Cling to Gains as China’s Economy Averts Disaster
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Dow Futures Cling to Gains as China’s Economy Averts Disaster

Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market advanced in overnight trading Tuesday after a closely-watched report of China’s economic output improved slightly in September, alleviating fears of a more protracted downturn in the world’s second-largest economy. Dow Futures Rise; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow Futures contracts on all three major U.S. indexes rose during…

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