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Dow Futures Add 4% Today, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Futures Are Also in Green

Dow Jones futures and S&P 500 futures have changed little this morning, while Nasdaq futures rose modestly after California issued a “stay-at-home” order to slow the Covid-19 spread.U.S. stock futures started good on early Friday morning, showing potential for a positive opening after an also positive Thursday session. Investors are obviously still watching over coronavirus developments. The Donald Trump administration proposed an $850 billion stimulus package to stabilize the economy,...

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Dow Futures Plummet Another 300 Points, ECB Reveals Massive Stimulus Package

Dow Futures, as well as the market in general, are very unstable these days. The ECB announced a new Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme to support the European economy.Yet another sad day in Wall Street as investors see their portfolios decline by the day. The Dow futures dropped 300 points during the early Thursday trading hours. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures, which is a major U.S. stock index was 352 points lower as off 2.43 a.m ET, this implies an opening drop of 248.92...

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Dow Futures Lose 800 Points Hitting ‘Limit Down’, Market Rebounded on $1T Stimulus Hopes

Dow Futures lost another 800 points. Futures contracts for the indices were in “limit down” territory, a situation where trading is halted after they have hit a 5% loss and can go no lower.Trading of futures contracts has seen extreme volatility overnight, and some traders even thought of the possibility that computer trading has distorted trading moves in the market’s collapse deriving from the coronavirus outbreak. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 821 points, indicating a...

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Dow Futures Open 700 Points Up on Tuesday after Trump’s Tweet about Airlines Support

Dow Futures are showing a sharp recovery after Monday’s bloodbath as U.S. President Donald Trump assures supporting industries amid this ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that has disrupted the global economy.On Monday, Dow Jones suffered its worst day after the “Black Friday” market crash of 1987 as fears of coronavirus continue to mount further. The Dow Jones crashed 12.9% i.e. nearly 3000 points closing at 20,188 levels. Just at the Monday opening, Dow Jones triggered a circuit breaker halting...

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Oil Price Drops Below $30 as Coronavirus Forces Reduced Demand

The situation with the oil price is getting worse as the price has now fallen below $30 as there is no longer much demand because of travel restrictions due to the coronavirus.The price of oil is easily the most talked about the news after the coronavirus pandemic. Oil, which has relatively maintained a significantly healthy price range for a while now, crashed terribly last week. Saudi Arabia deliberately cut down on the price of oil by 30% in response to Russia disagreeing to reduce its...

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Dow Futures Plunged 1,000 Points after Fed Cuts Interest Rate to Zero

Previously, the target range of the interest rate varied from 1% to 1.25%. Now the benchmark for both short-term lending for financial institutions and a peg to consumer rates will be targeted at 0% to 0.25%. Dow Futures lost 1,000 points.Yesterday evening, U.S. stock futures plummeted by 5%. Dow futures plunged 1,041 points or about 4.5%. S&P 500 futures closed down about 4.8%, while Nasdaq futures were down 4.5%. The drop followed the initiative of the U.S. Federal Reserve.On Sunday,...

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OKEx Surpassed BitMEx in Bitcoin Futures Volume

OKEx surpassed BitMEX in the Bitcoin futures volume while exchanges face challenges in dealing with extreme market.The cryptocurrency market fell prey to the global instability, which contributes to the catastrophic falling of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, from $9K level to $3k level. Starting from 7 March, the asset showed pressure on the resistance level, and continued the downwards trending until today, without indicating any strong bounce back signals yet.OKEx Dominates the Bitcoin...

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Bitcoin Price Drops to $3,637 but Rebounds Above $5,000 within Minutes

In general, the crypto market is on the wane today. Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and other coins are dropping. More volatility is expected. BTC price has returned to the above $5,000 levels.The crypto market is so volatile that incredible changes can occur within minutes. A prime example of such a leap is the leading digital currency. First, Bitcoin price drops to $3,637, but in just 30 minutes, it bounds back and jumps to $5,260. Such performance is accompanied by the downward movement of the...

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Dow Futures Drop 1,100 Points, Donald Trump Didn’t Convince Investors

Dow futures drop 1100 points because Donald Trump didn’t manage to convince investors that coronavirus is not as dangerous as they feel. Market goes red again.People on the market keep panicking despite the U.S. president Donald Trump‘s speech. Dow continues the fall after investors didn’t believe that the situation is under control.The Dow industrial index looks scary because its 11 years-long bull market has ended with a two months bear market. It already took approx. 20% of all the gains...

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Dow Futures Slide 700 Points after Tuesday’s Rebound

Tuesday’s rally did not last long. Early on Wednesday, U.S. stock futures, including Dow, fell sharply. Tech stocks have also suffered.After the coronavirus outbreak, the market has become as volatile as never before. Yesterday, it rebounded after the crash on Monday, but it was not out of the woods yet. Today, U.S. stock futures dropped sharply, suggesting more volatility when trading began Wednesday, following two roller-coaster days on Wall Street. Dow Futures slide 700 points, rolling...

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