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Stock futures open higher, extending gains after record-setting session

Stock futures opened higher Monday evening, building on advances following a record-setting day.  Contracts on the S&P 500 edged up. The blue-chip index set a record intraday high earlier on Monday, but ended just short of a record close. The Nasdaq outperformed and rallied 1.6% to new highs, led by gains in Big Tech stocks including Amazon (AMZN). “Reopening” stocks including the airlines and cruise lines also added to gains after rising during the regular trading day, with optimism over a… Source link

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Stock futures edge higher after record-setting session

Stock futures opened slightly higher Wednesday evening, adding to gains after the major equity indexes closed out a strong second quarter and first half of the year. Contracts on the S&P 500 edged higher after the index logged yet another record closing high during the regular trading day. The blue-chip index has gained 14.4% for the year to date, and ended June with a more than 2% gain for a fifth straight monthly rise. A batch of strong economic data helped propel equities higher during… Source link

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Stock futures open lower after record-setting session

Stock futures opened flat to slightly lower Monday evening on the heels of another record-setting session, with both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq logging new all-time highs. Contracts on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hugged the flat line in late trading. Facebook (FB) shares added to gains after jumping 4% during the regular trading day, which brought the social media giant’s market capitalization above the $1 trillion mark for the first time ever.  The Dow, heavy in cyclical and value shares,… Source link

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Stock futures rise after record-setting session, with S&P 500 pacing toward weekly gain

TipRanks 2 “Strong Buy” Penny Stocks That Could See 100% Gains (Or More) In a recent review of the market’s current conditions, JPMorgan strategist Eduardo Lecubarri recaps his view that 2021 will see modest gains across stocks generally – but outperformance among the small/mid-cap sector. Lecubarri believes that investors can find opportunities for big upside among stocks in that class. Driving the general stocks gains, Lecubarri points to recent manufacturing PMI prints, which are at… Source link

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The record-setting U.S. economy is here: Morning Brief

  Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET. Subscribe Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Jobs growth soars, service activity hits a record, and it is still only April.  For months, we’ve written here at The Morning Brief about the coming surge in economic activity this year. And the days of realizing this growth are just beginning.   On Monday, data from IHS Markit and the Institute for Supply Management on activity in the services sector blew the doors off… Source link

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Stock futures open flat after record-setting day

Stock futures traded little changed Wednesday evening after a record-setting day on Wall Street. Contracts on the S&P 500 hugged the flat line, after the blue-chip index reached a record intraday high during the regular session, and closed out its best monthly gain since November. Nasdaq futures edged up after technology stocks lifted the index higher by more than 1.5%. In late trading, shares of electric-vehicle stocks including Workhorse Group (WKHS) and Plug Power (PLUG) increased as… Source link

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Stock futures open flat after record-setting rally

Stock futures opened slightly higher on Wednesday as investors paused following a record-setting gain for the S&P 500 and Dow.   Earlier, both the S&P 500 and Dow set record intraday and closing highs, with the gain in the former led by the information technology, communication services and consumer discretionary sectors. Bitcoin prices (BTC-USD) closed in on $58,000, nearing the all-time high it set last month.  The Nasdaq ended higher by 2.5% to recover some losses from the past several… Source link

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Stocks mixed, but look to post weekly gains after record-setting week

Stocks were mixed Friday, with equities hovering near record levels. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended Thursday’s regular trading day at fresh record closing highs as tech stocks outperformed. The Dow ended just a tick below its own recent record closing level. Earlier, U.S. stocks tracked declines in overseas equities, after new data showed that UK gross domestic product (GDP) slumped by a record 9.9% in 2020 as a virus-induced recession swept the country. Shares of Dow component Disney ( Source link

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