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Stock Futures, Bitcoin Jump After S&P 500’s Worst Week in Two Years

Stock Futures, Bitcoin Jump After S&P 500’s Worst Week in Two Years

U.S. stock futures climbed, offering investors a reprieve from a recent stretch of whipsaw trading that had sent stocks and cryptocurrencies falling. Futures for the S&P 500 gained 1.8% Tuesday, while those for the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.7%. Contracts for the Nasdaq-100 jumped 1.9%. The U.S. stock market was closed Monday for the …

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Stock Futures Falter as Post-Fed Rally Fades

Dow Drops About 700 Points as Post-Fed Rally Reverses

U.S. stocks tumbled Thursday, undoing the prior day’s gains as volatility continued to rock the market and investors focused on the risks ahead. Major indexes have notched big declines in 2022 as high inflation, rising interest rates and growing concerns about corporate profits and economic growth dent investors’ appetite for risk. Stocks rallied Wednesday after Federal …

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Stock Futures Falter as Post-Fed Rally Fades

Stock Futures Falter as Post-Fed Rally Fades

U.S. stock futures and global indexes slumped, suggesting Wall Street’s post-Fed meeting rally isn’t set to last.  Futures tied to the S&P 500 dropped 2.2% on Thursday, a day after the broad index rallied 1.5% to halt a five-day losing streak. Blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures lost 1.8% while Nasdaq-100 futures plummeted 2.6%, putting …

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U.S. Stock Market Rallies After Fed Rate Increase

U.S. Stock Market Rallies After Fed Rate Increase

U.S. stocks soared Wednesday after the Federal Reserve approved its biggest interest-rate increase since 1994 but suggested moves of that scale likely wouldn’t become common. The S&P 500 rose 54.51 points, or 1.5%, to 3789.99, snapping a five-day losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 303.70 points, or 1%, to 30668.53, and the Nasdaq …

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S&P 500 Enters Bear Market as Dow, Nasdaq Fall

S&P 500 Enters Bear Market as Dow, Nasdaq Fall

The stock-market selloff deepened Monday, with the S&P 500 entering a bear market, as investors took another look at Friday’s red-hot inflation data and liked it even less. Faced with rising chances of aggressive monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve, investors broadly unloaded risk. The S&P 500 slumped 3.9% as 495 of its 500 components …

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