Daily Comment

Stock futures are little changed after S&P 500, Nasdaq notch best day in more than a year

Stock futures were slightly higher Friday, after the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite posted their best day since early 2023. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 46 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures added less than 0.1%.

S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures surge as Nvidia rallies after strong earnings

S&P 500 futures rose Thursday, boosted by a jump in Nvidia shares as the chip giant posted record revenue and issued upbeat guidance. S&P 500 futures climbed 1.2%, and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 2%. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 110 points, or 0.3%.

Stock futures slip after major averages incur back-to-back losses

U.S. stock futures ticked down Wednesday morning after the major averages incurred a second day of losses, fueled by a decline in Nvidia. Nasdaq 100 futures shed 0.6%. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 84 points, or about 0.2%. S&P 500 futures declined by 0.3%.

S&P 500 futures dip as investors look to holiday-shortened trading week

S&P 500 futures moved lower early Tuesday as the market comes off its first losing week in more than a month. Futures tied to the S&P 500 slid 0.3%, while Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 0.4%. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 110 points, or 0.33.

European markets turn flat

U.S. markets are closed Monday for Presidents Day. European markets turned flat Monday afternoon, changing course after largely positive sentiment last week.

S&P 500 futures slide as yields jump on another hot inflation report

Stock futures were lower after the second hot inflation report this week raised doubts about the path of interest rates. S&P futures fell 0.2% while Nasdaq-100 were flat. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 140 points, or 0.4%.

Stock futures rise slightly as market rally seeks to regain momentum

Stock futures rose Thursday as Wall Street looked to build on a modest rebound from Wednesday. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 62 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures were 0.1% higher, while Nasdaq 100 futures hovered near the flatline.

Stock futures rise after Dow suffers worst session since March 2023

U.S. stock futures nudged higher Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its biggest decline since March 2023. Futures tied to the Dow gained 88 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures climbed 0.4%, and Nasdaq-100 futures added 0.6%. 

Stock futures slip as Wall Street looks to inflation data

Stock futures were slightly lower Tuesday as investors prepared for a key inflation report. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 63 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures slipped 0.4%, while Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 0.8%.

Stock futures are little changed after the S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for the first time

U.S. stock futures hovered near the flatline early Monday following a record-setting week for the S&P 500. Futures tied to the 500-stock benchmark were flat. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures slipped 30 points, or 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were also unchanged. On Friday, the S&P 500 closed above 5,000 for the first time in history. The broader index has now risen more than 5% since the start of the year.

S&P 500 poised to top 5,000 again as it closes out fifth-straight up week

Stock futures were slightly higher Friday after the S&P 500 crossed the historic 5,000 milestone during intraday trading, and all the major averages headed for a fifth consecutive winning week. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 120 points, or 0.3%, while S&P 500 futures rose 0.3%, and Nasdaq 100 futures nudged up 0.4%. For the week, the S&P is up 0.8%, while the blue-chip Dow and the Nasdaq Composite have gained 0.2% and 1.1%, respectively.

Stock futures are little changed with S&P 500 on the brink of 5,000

Stock futures hovered near the flatline Thursday morning after the S&P 500 finished the regular session on the brink of the 5,000 milestone. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 6 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures inched down 0.1% each.
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