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S&P 500 futures are little changed as traders digest the August CPI report

U.S. S&P 500 futures were little changed Wednesday morning as traders absorbed a hotter-than-expected August core inflation print. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat. S&P 500 futures rose 0.04%, and Nasdaq 100 futures ticked lower by 0.02%. August consumer price index rose 0.6% for the month, and was up 3.7% from a year ago. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones were looking for respective increases of 0.6% and 3.6%.

Stock futures slide as oil prices rise, Oracle shares drop 10%

Stock futures fell Tuesday morning, under pressure from rising oil prices. Meanwhile, Oracle shares dropped 10% in extended trading. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 76 points, or 0.22%. S&P 500 futures fell 0.3%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were off 0.33%.

Nasdaq futures rebound from loss last week as Tesla, Qualcomm shares gain

Stock futures rose to begin trading for the week as investors bought up tech shares in the wake of recent weakness. Nasdaq 100 futures rallied by 0.7%. Meanwhile, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 61 points, or 0.2%, and S&P 500 futures rose by 0.4%.

Stock futures slide on Friday as S&P 500 heads for losing week

Stock futures were lower Friday morning, as Wall Street headed for a losing week amid concern that the Federal Reserve could raise rates more than expected. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped 49 points, or 0.1%. Futures tied to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.1% and 0.2% respectively.

S&P 500 futures fall as Wall Street shifts focus back to path of interest rates

S&P 500 futures fell Thursday as renewed concern swirled on Wall Street over the course of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy, and whether policymakers will enact another hike this year. Futures tied to the broader market index lost 0.8%, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined plunged 1.3%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures slipped 100 points.

Stock futures slip, putting Wall Street on track for another losing session

Stock futures fell Wednesday, putting Wall Street on course to add to the previous session’s losses. Futures tied to the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were lower by 0.2% and 70 points, respectively. Nasdaq-100 futures pulled back 0.2%.

S&P 500 futures slip to start the week

Stock futures hovered near the flatlineTuesday to start a holiday-shortened week. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat. S&P 500 futures were lower by 0.18%, while Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.37%.

Europe stocks hit three-week high; miners gain on China stimulus; German exports dip

U.S. markets are closed on Monday. European stock markets shook off recent negativity to start the week on a positive note, buoyed by overnight trade in Asia-Pacific. The Stoxx 600 index hit its highest level since August 9 in morning trade and was up by 0.6% at midday London time.

Stock futures rise on hope increasing unemployment rate will keep the Fed at bay

Stock futures rose Friday as traders bet an increase in the U.S. unemployment rate could keep the Federal Reserve from tightening policy. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 172 points, or 0.5%. S&P 500 futures rose 0.6%, while Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.6%.

Dow futures jump 150 points as U.S. stocks head for five-day winning streak

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose Thursday, the last day of the month, as Wall Street tried to stretch a late-August winning streak to five sessions. Futures for the Dow gained 155 points, or 0.4%. S&P 500 futures added 0.2% while Nasdaq-100 futures ticked up 0.1%.

Stock futures slip after a third straight winning day on Wall Street

Stock futures fell slightly Wednesday after another positive session, marking the latest leg in an end-of-month rally as investors try to mitigate August’s losses. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 11 points, or 0.03%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 0.2% and 0.3%, respectively.

Stock futures are little changed as Wall Street comes off winning day

Stock futures were near flat Tuesday as investors looked to the final days of what’s been a difficult August for the market. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 42 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.1% while Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.2%.
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