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Dow Futures Slightly Up after closing at New 2023 High, Treasury Yields Remain Flat

Stock futures are mixed after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed its best month in more than a year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new high for the year on Thursday. This marked a stellar month-end performance amidst signs of reduced inflation and robust earnings reports. Climbing by 520 points, or 1.47%, the Dow closed at 35,950.89, surpassing its previous peak set in August. Similarly, the S&P 500 added 0.4% to hit 4,567.80, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped...

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10-Year US Treasury Yields Surge Past 5% Again, Dow Futures Crash 200 Points

Rise in the US Treasury Yields put pressure on the market resulting into bearish weekly start on Wall Street. Yields surge past 5% with Fed planning for higher-than-longer interest rates. Macro pressure continues to hover over Wall Street as the 10-year US Treasury yields surged higher even today on Monday, October 23. The treasury yields continue to hover at multi-year highs as investors prepare for higher-for-longer interest rates from the Federal Reserve. Around 5:54 a.m. ET, the...

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US Weekly Jobless Claims Increased Moderately to 207,000

Market participants have been particularly attentive to any signals that the Federal Reserve may continue to raise interest rates. A recent report from the Labor Department has revealed that initial filings for jobless claims or unemployment benefits for the week ended September 30th reached a seasonally adjusted 207,000. While this statistic represents a 2000 rise over the previous figure, it fell short of the Dow Jones consensus projection of 210,000, indicating that the job market...

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US Stocks Stumble as Consumer Confidence Dips and Bond Yields Rise

Concerns about higher interest rates can lead to reduced borrowing, higher financing costs, and a potential slowdown in economic activity. On Tuesday, September 27, the US stocks experienced a significant dip as bond yields inched up and consumer confidence declined for the second consecutive month in September. The Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ: .IXIC), S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP: .INX), and Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) all faced declines, with the latter plummeting...

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Bitcoin and Other Assets Expected to Hit New Lows in Coming Weeks

2022 has not started off well for most cryptocurrency traders. At the time of writing, bitcoin – the world’s number one digital currency by market cap – as well as many of its altcoin cousins are experiencing bearish activity that has seen them endure some of their biggest price drops in months. Bitcoin and Other Assets Are Experiencing Heavy Dips Bitcoin, for example, is presently trading for around $43,000 per unit. This is about $25,000 less than the all-time high it...

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Dow Futures Gain Over 800 Points, Global Stock Prices Rise on New Positive COVID-19 Numbers

As there finally appeared some positive news about the coronavirus cases, the global markets started to react. Today in the pre-market, Dow futures have gained 837 points already.Global stock prices have risen in response to new COVID-19 statistics. The same we can say about stock futures and Dow futures are not an exception. Sources say that financial markets have gone into a rebound in anticipation of fewer infected and dead due to that coronavirus. Reports coming in from some of the most...

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Dow Jones Jumped Nearly 500 Points but Lost Over 290 Today, COVID-19 Cases Cross 1.2M

Both the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq Composite managed increased but started to lose points as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, affecting over 1 million people globally.Even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world both health-wise and financially, there seems to be some much-needed respite coming in from the world’s financial markets. Regardless of how long this respite will last, Wall Street is seeing some interesting and generally optimistic upward movement...

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Markets in the Time of Covid-19

Market volatility remains high. That we’re in a recession is not a matter of doubt. At this point, it’s a question of mitigating its severity.Market volatility remains high as the Trump administration continues to address itself to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences. A degree of guarded confidence and corresponding gains have, however, arrested the marked drops in the S&P 500 and Dow, thanks to the approximately 2 trillion-dollar stabilization package currently being...

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McKinsey & Company Explains How Coronavirus Affects Businesses

The past several weeks have been chaotic everywhere in the world as the coronavirus outbreak threatens economies in both the West and the East. McKinsey explained what new challenges businesses have today.We are all aware nowadays that the novel coronavirus affected the world markets. If we are talking about cryptocurrencies, Dow Jones or commodities it affected them all. Also, it affected people and their ability to invest. We already wrote that the management and consulting company McKinsey...

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