U.S. stock futures rise ahead of last trading week of 2022

U.S. stock futures rose Monday night, ahead of the final trading week of 2022. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.46% gained more than 150 points, or 0.5%, as of 11 p.m. Eastern. S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.62% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, +0.74% were also logging solid gains, indicating positive market moves when regular trading … Read more

Stocks Rallied Dramatically. It’s Still a Bear Market

This commentary was issued recently by money managers, research firms, and market newsletter writers and has been edited by Barron’s. Bear-Market Rallies Technical Strategy BTIGNov. 11: Thursday was another day for the record books. The S&P 500 had its first daily gain of more than 5% since 2020, and its biggest outperformance vs. the Dow … Read more

Tumbling Markets Imperil Tech, the Dollar, and Private Equity

Text size Japan has had to intervene to support the sliding yen for the first time since 1998, even as it tries to keep its interest rates low. Akio Kon/Bloomberg The world has been hooked on cheap money for years. Now we’re witnessing what withdrawal looks like. Lifting interest rates from nil has produced a … Read more

Gold scores biggest one day rally since March, silver jumps nearly 7% due to Fed-inspired ‘short squeeze’

Gold and silver rose sharply on Thursday, with gold logging its biggest one-day percentage gain since March and silver rallying by nearly 7% to finish at its highest price in a month. Price action Gold GC00, +1.76% GCQ22, +1.76% for October delivery gained $31.20, or 1.8%, to settle at $1,750.30 per ounce. That was the … Read more

Dow futures sink over 700 points, oil prices spike as Putin authorizes invasion of Ukraine

U.S. stock-index futures were tumbling Wednesday night, extending an earlier decline on Wall Street, as Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a “special military operation” in Ukraine. CNN on Wednesday night was reporting a cavalcade of explosions near Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital. The assault came after Putin delivered a speech on Russia media announcing the operation. … Read more