Stock-index futures edge higher as trade hopes rise

2019-09-26

Stock-index futures pointed to a slightly higher start for Wall Street on Thursday after investors shook off the launch of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and focused on positive noises around U.S.-China trade negotiations. What are major indexes doing? Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMZ19, +0.16%Read More →

Europe stocks edge lower in first reaction to Fed minutes

2019-08-22

European stocks drifted lower on Thursday, after indications that the Federal Reserve last month wasn’t aggressively looking to cut interest rates. Down 2.6% for August heading into the day, the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.18%  weakened 0.26% to 374.81. The German DAX DAX, +0.08%   dropped 0.18% to 11781.29, theRead More →

Stocks edge higher as Apple results boost Dow, tech shares

2019-05-01

U.S. stocks rose modestly Wednesday morning as investors weighed another round of corporate earnings, with Apple Inc.’s better-than-expected results helping put the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight record close. Investors are also awaiting the outcome of a Federal Open Market Committee meeting and news conference with FederalRead More →

Asian shares edge up, ECB meeting in focus By Reuters

2019-01-23

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A pedestrian looks at various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday after Wall Street managed to end higher, but gains were capped by political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakeningRead More →