Stock index futures were higher on Tuesday as investors tried to shake off worries over Cyprus and following a better-than-expected housing starts report.
Stocks closed in the red Monday, with the S&P 500 moving further away from its all-time high, amid worries over the bailout news in Cyprus and over fears the euro zone's bigger troubled economies such as Spain and Italy may follow suit.
U.S. stock market futures were heavily pressured across the board Monday as global markets reeled from a euro zone decision to force bank depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a bailout.
Stocks finished in negative territory Friday, with the Dow snapping a 10-day win streak and the S&P 500 ending shy of its record closing level, following a disappointing consumer sentiment report and as investors started to question whether the recent rally has run out of steam.
U.S. stock index futures remained largely unchanged following the latest round of economic reports, with the S&P 500 within 2 points of hitting its all-time closing high.
Stocks closed near session highs Thursday, with the Dow logging its first 10th-straight winning streak since 1996 and the S&P 500 within a hair's breadth of its all-time closing high, lifted by a better-than-expected jobless claims report.
U.S. stock index futures added to gains Thursday, as investors cheered a better-than-expected weekly jobless claims report.
Stocks eked out a small gain in tight trading Wednesday, with the Dow logging its first ninth-consecutive winning streak since November 1996 and the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time closing high.
Stock index futures erased their early losses to turn higher Wednesday as investors cheered an upbeat retail sales report that showed the biggest gain since last September.
The Dow eked out a gain for the eighth-consecutive session to post another closing high at 14,450.06 Tuesday. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 snapped a seven-day winning streak, dragged by financials and techs, logging its first drop in the month of March.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Tuesday as investors looked to take a breather following a seven-day win streak on the Dow and S&P 500.
Stocks finished near session highs Monday, with the Dow posting another record closing high and the S&P 500 within 1 percent of its 2007 peak, as investors shrugged off earlier worries over disappointing economic data from China and weakness in Europe.
U.S. stock index futures struggled for direction Monday, following the Dow's rally to a record high, amid disappointing economic data from China and ongoing negotiations on the U.S. budget.
Stocks finished higher across the board Friday with the Dow setting a new record high and all three major averages up more than 2 percent for the week, boosted by a stronger-than-expected monthly government payrolls number.
U.S. stock futures added to gains Friday following a stronger-than-expected monthly government payrolls number, putting the Dow on track for another record high.
Stocks finished higher Thursday, with the Dow posting fresh all-time highs for the third-straight day, following an upbeat weekly jobless claims report and ahead of the widely-watched monthly government jobs data.
U.S. stock index futures held modest gains Thursday, with the Dow looking to log another all-time high, fueled by a better-than-expected weekly jobless claims report.
Stocks ended higher Wednesday, with the Dow extending its gains to post a record high for the second-straight day, amid signs of improvement in the labor market.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Wednesday, with the Dow poised to extend its gains a day after hitting an all-time high, following a better-than-expected private sector employment report.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average pierced through levels last seen in 2007 to close at a record high of above 14,200 on Tuesday, boosted by an upbeat ISM non-manufacturing index and amid ongoing monetary support from the Federal Reserve.
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