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May 1, 2018

US Market Subdued Ahead of Apple, Fed, Jobs; Mixed Results From Big Pharma

The market got a checkup with Big Pharma earnings in focus as corporate reporting season rolls on. But trading was quiet as investors await AAPL earnings, Fed ...

April 30, 2018

Munching on McDonald’s To Start Busy Earnings Week as Fed, Jobs Data Loom

It’s hard to imagine a busier week. It includes a slew of key earnings reports, a Fed meeting, and the April employment report on Friday. MCD got things started.

April 27, 2018

US Stock Futures Mixed as Exxon Miss Weighs; Tech Provides a Lift

As earnings season rolls on, it appears the economy is firing on all (or at least most) cylinders. But it may not be "full speed ahead" as a few potential headwinds remain.

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April 26, 2018

Equities Futures Point to Higher US Opening, but Caution Remains

The market was revving its engine Monday morning, but a caution flag was still flying, keeping stocks from being off to the races. Momentum from Facebook’s (FB) ...

April 25, 2018

Boeing, Twitter Fly High in Q1, But Street's Struggles Appear To Persist

Companies keep churning out impressive earnings, but the market doesn’t seem to give them much credit. Instead, fear and caution remain the watchwords.

April 24, 2018

Stock Futures Move Higher as Yield Rise Pauses; Some Earnings Help

Equities futures were pointing to a higher opening for U.S. stocks Tuesday morning as the 10-year Treasury yield paused close to a level that apparently has concerned ...

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April 23, 2018

Earnings Deluge Ahead As 10-Year Yield Nears 3% For First Time Since 2014

A boatload of earnings drop anchor in coming days, and the benchmark 10-year yield is on the verge of hitting 3% for the first time in more than four years.

April 20, 2018

Earnings Parade Rolls Along With Positive Tidings From GE, Honeywell

The positive earnings flow continued Friday as General Electric (GE) and Honeywell (HON) saw their stocks lifted in pre-market trading after reporting results.

April 19, 2018

Stock Market Slightly Lower, Volatility Muted as Investors Eye Direction

U.S. equities futures were slightly lower Thursday morning as the market was a bit directionless, waiting for more news after yesterday’s mixed finish. Volatility was ...

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April 18, 2018

Five for Five: Morgan Stanley Rounds Out Big Bank Season With Earnings Beat

The big banks are five for five after Morgan Stanley (MS) beat Wall Street’s expectations Wednesday. The Q1 reporting season is off to a strong start.

April 17, 2018

Earnings Season Optimism Buoys Stocks; Volatility Ebbs

Investors appear to be focusing on earnings season and letting their worries about Syria and trade recede. Equity futures are stronger this morning ...

April 16, 2018

Missiles Fly And Geopolitical Stress Eases, Turning Focus To Banks, Netflix

Missiles flashed over the Syrian skies late Friday, but by Monday, it looked like Wall Street had shrugged off the attacks and was ready to move higher.

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April 13, 2018

Bank on It: Big Banks Beat Expectations As Earnings Season Starts Strong

After strong earnings from three of the biggest banks this morning, the S&P 500 (SPX) finds itself on the cusp of an important price level.

April 12, 2018

Easing Syria Tensions, Earnings Optimism Boost Stock Market

Equity futures were higher Thursday morning as worries about a U.S. missile strike on Syria abated and investors looked forward to what analysts expect to be a bumper Q1 earnings season.

April 11, 2018

Welcome Back, Geopolitics: Volatility On Upswing After U.S. Missile Threat

Geopolitics stormed back into the picture early Wednesday, threatening to wipe out Tuesday’s sharp gains as investors fretted about possible U.S missile strikes on Syria.

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April 10, 2018

China’s Conciliatory Note on Trade Renews Optimism in Stock Market

Equities futures were higher this morning, with investors apparently recouping some of the optimism that had faded toward the close yesterday.

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