Tag: US Stock Futures 2012

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Advance as Europe Concern Eases

2 October 2012

“Sentiment is getting pretty optimistic.” Let’s see how long it lasts this time.

U.S. stock futures advanced, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will post its first back-to-back gains in more than two weeks, as concern about Europe’s debt crisis eased. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Fall After Last Week’s Rally

17 September 2012

“You have to wonder if markets have not got slightly ahead of themselves…” A good time to be cautious I’d say.

U.S. stock-index futures fell, after the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rallied last week to its highest level since 2007, as manufacturing in the New York region contracted more than forecast in September. Read more…

In the U.S: U.S. Stock Futures Fall On FedEx, Economic Reports

5 September 2012

“Barometer for the economy” shows signs of real sector decline.

“U.S. stock futures declined, signaling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index may fall for a second day, as FedEx (FDX) Corp. cut its earnings forecast and reports showed economies are slowing more than anticipated. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Little Changed Before ISM Factory Data

4 September 2012

“People…trying to get their minds wrapped around the market again.” Tell me about it!

U.S. stock futures were little changed, following a two-week decline in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, before a report on American manufacturing and as European leaders prepared for talks to address the debt crisis. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Fall Amid Europe’s Debt Crisis Concern

28 August 2012

“Global growth is not self-perpetuating…heavily dependent on continued monetary stimulus.”

U.S. stock futures retreated, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will drop for a second day, amid concern about a worsening of Europe’s debt crisis and as Japan pared its assessment of the economy. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Are Little Changed Before Data

17 August 2012

‘Wait-and-see’ Fridays…quiet on most fronts as “investors are simply digesting the recent gains.”

U.S. stock futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index yesterday reached its highest level since April, as investors awaited reports on consumer confidence and leading economic indicators. Read more…

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Gain Ahead Of Homes Data; Cisco

16 August 2012

Quiet day ahead…”another day where markets are mostly range-bound appears likely.”

U.S. stock-index futures advanced, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rise for a second day, as reports may s

In the U.S.: U.S. Stock Futures Drop As China’s Export Growth Slows

10 August 2012

Not a pretty picture as ““China is slowing down, Europe is in a recession.”

U.S. stock futures declined, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will trim its longest weekly advance since March, as worse-than-expected Chinese trade data intensified concern that the global economy is slowing. Read more…

In the U.S.: S&P 500 Futures Fall On Federal Reserve Fisher’s Remarks

8 August 2012

“Second-quarter sales have missed analysts’ estimates” as “S&P 500 is in a “make-or-break situation.””

U.S. stock futures fell, indicating equities will snap a three-day gain, on disappointing corporate results and after Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher said adequate economic stimulus is in place. Read more…

In the U.S.: Stock-Index Futures Advance After Employment Report

3 August 2012

Take note: “The headline is good, but the details aren’t as good.”

U.S. stock futures advanced, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will halt a four-day decline, as payrolls climbed more than forecast in July even as the jobless rate unexpectedly rose to a five-month high. Read more…

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