Nasdaq Futures | News - Part 102

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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, on track for a fourth day of losses, as a World Bank forecast sparked concerns about weak economies and December U.S. retail sales missed expectations. The S&P 500 broke below its 120-day moving average, a technical support level, and came within about 4 Read More

U.S. stocks opened in sharp decline on Wednesday, continuing losses into a fourth day, as an intensifying thrashing of commodities and disappointing retail sales increased worry that the global economy is slowing. ” Although consumers are saving at the pump, it doesn’t look like they are spending it at the stores; retail sales are an Read More

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Concerns about the global economy battered commodities and kept Asian equities subdued on Wednesday, while the euro was pinned near nine-year lows as investors bet the European Central Bank was just a week away from launching a new stimulus campaign. Copper futures suddenly plunged 6.3 percent to $ 5,489 Read More

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets around the world edged higher on Tuesday on investor hopes for economic stimulus from the European Central Bank, though Wall Street turned negative as crude oil continued to fall. Oil hit a near six-year low as the United Arab Emirates defended OPEC’s decision not to cut Read More

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday to bounce from a two-day decline as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor worry regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc (AA.N) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit due to automotive demand, higher aluminum prices and lower energy costs. The stock opened Read More

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets around the world mostly fell on Monday as oil prices showed no sign of breaking their prolonged downward spiral, prompting further losses in beleaguered energy shares. Losses were broad in the U.S. equity market, with eight of the 10 primary S&P 500 sectors down. Energy <.SPNY> Read More

U.S. stocks declined on Monday, erasing opening gains, as worries about the falling price of oil overrode enthusiasm that came with a bout of corporate deal making. “Goldman’s negative outlook on oil is putting oil on its knees; we’re at a new low here for the year,” Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Read More

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks lost ground on Monday, extending a two-week decline for equities, as weakness in oil prices weighed on the energy sector ahead of the start of corporate earnings season. Oil prices continued their downward march and were a drag on equities. Brent <LCOc1> was down more than Read More

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Monday, extending a two-week decline for equities, as weakness in oil prices weighed on the energy sector ahead of the start of corporate earnings season. Oil prices continued their downward march and weighed on equities, with both Brent (LCOc1) and U.S. crude (CLc1) down Read More