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August 8th, 2016

U.S. stock markets pointed to more gains at the open on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on track to hit fresh record highs as sentiment was underpinned by a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report released Friday.

The blue-chip Dow futures tacked on 36 points, or 0.2%, by 10:53GMT, or 6:53AM ET, the S&P 500 futures inched up 4 points, or 0.18%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 futures advanced 13 points, or 0.26%.

U.S. stocks notched their best day in a month on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing at record highs after data showed the U.S. added 255,000 jobs last month, beating forecasts and bolstering expectations of faster economic growth.

The upbeat jobs figure reignited speculation that the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates by the end of this year. Fed funds futures are currently pricing in a 15% chance of a rate hike by September. December odds were at around 44%, up from 33% ahead of the report.

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June 25th, 2015

U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday, buoyed by upbeat economic data as investors monitored Greece’s bailout talks with creditors.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 29 points, or 0.16%, to 17995. The S&P 500 was up two points, or 0.1%, at 2111, and the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 10 points, or 0.2%, to 5132.

In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell 0.2%, and France’s CAC-40 was down 0.4%. Investors continued to focus on developments in Greece’s bailout talks. Eurozone finance ministers were checking documents laying out a possible financing deal for Greece on Thursday. Without a deal, Greece is set to default on a June 30 payment to the International Monetary Fund.

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U.S. Stock-Index Futures Pare Losses

On May 13, 2013, in S&P 500 futures news report, by Infinity Trading
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s&p 500 pares losses

May 13th, 2013

S&P Futures – U.S. stock futures pared losses, after benchmark indexes climbed to record levels last week, as government data showed retail sales unexpectedly rose in April.

Yum! Brands Inc. fell 0.6 percent after the owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut dining chains reported a slump in April sales in China. Corning Inc. (GLW) climbed 2.1 percent as analysts raised their recommendation for the shares. Theravance Inc. rose 14 percent after Elan Corp. agreed to pay $1 billion for a share in royalties on new drugs.

S&P 500 futures expiring in June lost 0.1 percent to 1,627.3 at 8:49 a.m. in New York, after dropping as much as 0.5 percent earlier. Contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,051 today.

The 0.1 percent increase in U.S. retail sales followed a 0.5 percent drop in March, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. The median forecast of economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for a 0.3 percent drop. The figures may prompt economists to forecast spending this quarter will cool less than previously projected as Americans overcome a January increase in the payroll tax.

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S&P 500 sets record

May 9th, 2013

S&P Futures – U.S. stock futures were little changed after the country’s benchmark equity gauges climbed to successive record levels.

News Corp. advanced 2.9 percent in Australian trading after the company posted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates. Groupon Inc. (GRPN) surged 12 percent after first-quarter sales exceeded estimates. Activision Blizzard Inc. dropped 6.5 percent in German trading after the largest video-game maker in the U.S. said it remained cautious for the second half.

Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) futures retreated 0.1 percent to 1,627 at 7:24 a.m. in New York after the benchmark measure set a record level yesterday for a fifth consecutive trading day. Contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 9 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,053 today.

“The risk of a melt-up in stocks is high and rising,” Michael Hartnett, chief investment strategist at Bank of America Corp., wrote in a report to clients titled ‘Raging Bull’ today. “Positioning, price action, policy and a range-bound economy can conspire to cause an overshoot.”

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S&P Futures Rise

April 29th, 2013

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks climbed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index heading for its sixth straight month of gains, as investors awaited a report on pending home sales amid optimism central banks will maintain stimulus plans.

The S&P 500 rose 0.4 percent to 1,588 at 9:31 a.m. in New York. The gauge has climbed 1.1 percent in April, extending its longest streak of monthly gains since September 2009.

“There’s just a positive tone to the market in part because recent lackluster economic trends have reinforced investors belief that the Federal Reserve will continue to press on the gas pedal,” Chad Morganlander, a Florham Park, New Jersey-based fund manager at Stifel Nicolaus & Co., which oversees about $130 billion, said by telephone.

An index of pending home sales increased 0.9 percent in March, after decreasing 0.4 percent the previous month, economists forecast before the National Association of Realtors releases the figures at 10 a.m. in Washington.

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April 19th, 2013

S&P 500 Futures -  Most U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from a six-week low, as companies from Capital One Financial Corp. to Google Inc. (GOOG) reported earnings that topped analysts’ forecasts.

Google and Microsoft Corp. gained at least 3.1 percent. Capital One rallied 6.2 percent as income from continuing operations exceeded estimates. International Business Machines Corp., the biggest computer-services provider, tumbled 8.3 percent after quarterly profit missed projections for the first time since 2005. McDonald’s Corp. slumped 2.1 percent as it said soft global demand has continued this month.

The S&P 500 advanced 0.7 percent to 1,551.82 at 1:53 p.m. in New York. The index yesterday lost 0.7 percent to the lowest level since March 6, as corporate earnings and economic data missed estimates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 21.58 points, or 0.2 percent, to 14,515.56 today. Trading in S&P 500 stocks was 23 percent higher than the 30-day average at this time of day.

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April 16th, 2013

S&P Futures – U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from its biggest drop since November, as housing starts and earnings from Coca-Cola Co. (KO) to Johnson & Johnson topped estimates.

All 10 industry groups advanced as raw-materials and consumer-staples companies climbed the most, rising at least 1.1 percent. Coca-Cola climbed 5.5 percent as Latin American sales volume rose. Johnson & Johnson added 1.8 percent as new drugs and the acquisition of Synthes Inc. boosted sales.

The S&P 500 added 0.9 percent to 1,566.42 at 11:35 a.m. in New York. The equity benchmark plunged 2.3 percent yesterday, its biggest tumble since Nov. 7, after China’s economy grew at a slower pace than forecast. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 107.64 points, or 0.7 percent, to 14,706.84 today. Trading in S&P 500 stocks was 13 percent higher than the 30-day average during this time of day.

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U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Europe Concern as Oracle Tumbles

On March 21, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Infinity Trading

March 21st, 2013

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks fell, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index approached a record high yesterday, as concern about Europe’s debt crisis overshadowed better-than- estimated American economic data.

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) plunged 8.3 percent after sales and earnings missed estimates. Cisco Systems Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc. slipped at least 2.6 percent amid an analyst downgrade. Guess? Inc. fell 5.3 percent after its revenue forecast trailed projections. Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) added 3.2 percent as Oppenheimer & Co. upgraded the shares.

The S&P 500 fell 0.4 percent to 1,552.49 at 12:32 p.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 49.31 points, or 0.3 percent, to 14,462.42. Trading in S&P 500 stocks was 7.2 percent lower than the 30-day average during this time of day. The S&P 500 climbed yesterday to within seven points of its record reached in 2007 while the Dow hit an intraday all-time high.

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March 19th, 2013

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks rose, following a two- day slide for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as new home construction increased and investors awaited the start of a Federal Reserve meeting.

The S&P 500 rose 0.3 percent to 1,556.53 at 9:31 a.m. in New York. The equity benchmark fell 0.6 percent yesterday after the euro area forced Cyprus to extract a levy from bank deposits in return for a bailout.

“Housing is going to provide a positive backdrop to the macro economic environment and as such stocks,” Michael Mullaney, the chief investment officer at Fiduciary Trust in Boston, which manages about $9.5 billion of assets, said in a phone interview. “We don’t think that the market is in any serious condition for a significant sell-off. If it does pull back it will just be a buying opportunity at lower prices.”

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March 12th, 2013

S&P 500 Futures – U.S. stocks fell, snapping a seven- day rally in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index that drove the benchmark gauge to within nine points of its record high.

Apple Inc. slumped 1.4 percent as IDC predicted the company will lose market share in the tablet market. Citigroup Inc. lost 1.6 percent as financial shares retreated amid speculation bank debt will face scrutiny by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Costco Wholesale Corp., the largest U.S. warehouse- club chain, gained 2.1 percent after second-quarter profit rose 39 percent.

The S&P 500 fell 0.2 percent to 1,552.84 at 12:58 p.m. in New York, after closing at the highest level since October 2007 yesterday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.82 point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 14,446.47, after posting record closes for five straight days. Trading was about 14 percent below the 30-day average at this time of day.

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