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U.S. stock index futures edged lower Tuesday after a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and following Moody's ratings downgrade of a handful of euro zone nations.
Stocks kicked off the week on a high note Monday, after Greece's parliament finally gave the green light over the weekend to austerity measures aimed at securing an international bailout package.
U.S stock index futures were higher Monday, after Greek lawmakers approved the financial reforms needed to secure its latest bailout package from the IMF and the EU.
Stocks came off their lows but still logged a weekly decline, with the S&P and Nasdaq snapping a 5-week winning streak, following stalled debt talks in Greece, some disappointing economic reports and after S&P downgraded a handful of Italian banks.
Stock index futures accelerated their losses Friday after euro zone finance ministers withheld further aid for Greece and demanded more cuts in return for a second bailout.
Citigroup was forced to write off $50 million after two traders accused of attempting to influence global lending rates left the bank, according to people familiar with a worldwide investigation that is gathering pace, the Financial Times reports.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain for the third-straight session Thursday, but the day's gains were limited as enthusiasm over reports over a Greek deal faded and investors were unmoved following some better-than-expected economic news.
Stock index futures turned higher Thursday following a report that Greek politicians reached a long-awaited austerity deal and after a better-than-expected jobless claims news.
Stocks squeezed out small gains in a thin, choppy session Wednesday, with the Nasdaq hitting multi-year highs, but gains were limited as Greek debt negotiations came to another halt.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Wednesday, with investors positioning for a favorable resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis.
Investors should start scaling back risk in their portfolio in anticipation of more favorable buying opportunities in the coming weeks, Chris Watling, CEO and chief market strategist at Longview Economics, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, reversing their earlier losses, amid optimism that Greece may be nearing a rescue deal.
Stock index futures edged lower Tuesday, tracking struggling European markets lower after a handful of mixed earnings and amid ongoing uncertainty over Greek debt talks.
Two American brothers of a Mexican casino magnate who fled drug and fraud charges in the United States and has been seeking a pardon enabling him to return have emerged as major fund-raisers and donors for President Obama’s re-election campaign, The New York Times reports.
It’s impossible to say what a fully recovered U.S. economy will look like, or how long it will take to get there. However, some sectors have begun to hire again.
Stocks came off their worst levels but still closed lower Monday as investors took a breather following the recent market rally and amid ongoing debt negotiations in Greece over a fresh austerity package.
Stock index futures dipped Monday, tracking losses in Europe amid concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default.
Stocks ended near session highs Friday, with the Dow finishing at its best level since May 2008, buoyed by a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates and a handful of impressive economic news.
American icon Caterpillar is one firm who is helping bring jobs back home, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Marc Morial, National Urban League, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies, also weigh in.
US stock index futures surged following a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates.