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Stock futures struggled for direction during overnight trading as investors continued to weigh the economic impacts of the ongoing rise in coronavirus cases globally, and after a report raised further concerns over US-China tensions.
Analysts are optimistic about Apple's post-pandemic performance, and Microsoft is reportedly interested in shelling out $4 billion to expand its gaming business.
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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is calling on countries to extend unemployment benefits in the face of a jobs crisis "far worse" than 2008.
The U.S. stock market came out of the holiday weekend with just as much upward momentum as it had last week. All three major market benchmarks gained ground, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI), S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC), and Nasdaq Composite picking up 1.5% to more than 2% on the day. Today, however, some news from China caused more bullish sentiment to appear across the globe, and even Wall Street benefited from some of the optimism that market participants felt as a result.
The 737 Max could be carrying passengers again this year, and Intel faces competition in the PC and server chip markets.
The direction of the September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the 50% level at 25938.
Wall Street closed higher on Thursday following the release of better-than-expected nonfarm payroll data of June.
Avenue Capital Group CEO and legendary investor, Marc Lasry, joins 'Influencers with Andy Serwer' to discuss the pandemic's impact on the global economy.
Asian stocks were set for a mixed open on Wednesday, as an increase in new coronavirus cases in some parts of the world cast doubts over the economic recovery, leading some investors to cash in on recent gains ahead of earnings season. Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures <YAPcm1> lost 0.50% in early trading, while Japan's Nikkei 225 futures <NKc1> added 0.11%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures <.HSI> <HSIc1> rose 0.39%. The United States reported tens of thousands of new coronavirus infections, prompting New York to expand its travel quarantine for visitors from three more states, while Florida's greater Miami area rolled back its reopening.
Sam Hendel, Levin Easterly Partners President, joined Yahoo Finance's The Final Round to discuss his outlook for the market and stocks he's watching.
Ben Kirby, Co-Head of Investments at Thornburg Investments, joins The Final Round to highlight recent market action and what is driving investors.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Myles Udland to break down the day's price action in stocks as well as a short in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), a Yahoo Finance Premium Investment Idea.
Stocks closed mixed on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and Dow trading lower and the Nasdaq adding modestly to Monday’s gains. Declines in shares of American Express, Boeing and Goldman Sachs weighed on the Dow.
Ben Phillips, EventShares CIO, joins The Final Round to discuss his thoughts on the markets and how a Biden presidency could impact the economy’s recovery from the coronavirus induced crisis.
Brent Schutte, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management's Chief Investment Strategist, joins Yahoo Finance's Kristin Myers to break down the latest market action as the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge.