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Dow futures rise 200 points, as Nasdaq cues up record rally ahead of jobs report

U.S. stock futures on Thursday pointed to more gains as investors awaited the monthly report on employment that could shed more light on the state … Read more

Dow futures rise 200 points, as Nasdaq cues up record rally ahead of jobs report

U.S. stock futures on Thursday pointed to more gains as investors awaited the monthly report on employment that could shed more light on the state … Read more

U.S. Stock Futures Extend Gains After Jobs Report

U.S. stock futures extended their gains Thursday after the June employment report showed the economy gained more jobs than expected last month. The U.S. gained … Read more

Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops 78 Points as Nasdaq Hits Record High. Time for Optimism?

Text size New month, same shtick from the stock market. What do I mean? Today was the first day of July, and also the first … Read more

2.4 Million Jobs Were Added in June, ADP Report Says, Led by Small Businesses

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Text size U.S. businesses hired 2.4 million workers in June, according to private payroll processor ADP, a lower-than-expected result that shows it … Read more

European stocks and U.S. futures climb ahead of eagerly awaited jobs data

European stocks and U.S. futures climbed early on Thursday, as investors anticipated encouraging jobs data and held on to hopes of a vaccine. The pan-European … Read more

Asian markets rise on vaccine hopes, signs of improving global economy

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections. The Shanghai … Read more

Oil futures end higher as U.S. supply marks biggest weekly decline of the year

Oil futures ended higher Wednesday after a U.S. government report showed the largest weekly decline in domestic crude inventories so far this year. “Refining activity … Read more

Shell Takes $22 Billion Write-Down, Expecting Lower Oil and Gas Prices

LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell PLC is writing down the value of its assets by up to $22 billion because of lower energy prices following the demand-sapping … Read more