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The labor market is still "far from normal" because of large numbers of part-time workers, Atlanta Fed president Dennis Lockhart said on Thursday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The Fed must prepare investors for an earlier interest-rate rise than many now think, a hawkish U.S. central banker said in a speech on Thursday.
Hedge funds are on course for their worst year since 2011, as several of their biggest and most popular trades turned sour.
Greek government bond yields spiked beyond 8 percent on Thursday morning, in a sign of growing concern about the country’s economic stability.
Mounting concerns over global growth led to heavy declines in global stock indices over the past month, but the Shanghai Composite bucked the trend.
Global market turmoil pushed Japan stocks into correction territory, raising questions over whether this is an attractive entry point for investors.
U.S. stock index futures are signalling a lower open following widespread market volatility.
Baker Hughes reported third-quarter earnings of $375 million, shy of analysts' estimates.
Mattel reported a 21.5 percent drop in profit as demand for its billion-dollar brands, Barbie and Fisher-Price, slipped further.
UnitedHealth reported third-quarter earnings of $1.6 billion, and said it expects full-year earnings to be $5.60 to $5.65 per share.
With global equities seeing severe bouts of volatility, traders and investors have thrown down the gauntlet to the U.S. Federal Reserve.
After a daylong pummeling, stocks shed much of their worst losses in the final hour, as small caps turned positive.
American Express reported earnings of $1.40 per share on revenue of $8.33 billion.
None of the major hedge funds that owned the battered U.S. energy stocks indicated having sold them
It's been a whipsaw day on Wall Street with traders trying to buy market bottoms.
On what could well be the worst day of the year—by a fairly wide margin—for stocks, futures activity smashed through to record levels.
As U.S. stocks hover near session levels, the S&P is about 1 percent from official correction territory.
Despite significant upset in financial markets, Federal Reserve officials believe economic growth is progressing at a steady pace.
Stocks tanked out of the gate after disappointing U.S. data, but then quickly rebounded as traders saw a buying opportunity.
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