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Stock Futures Reflect Mixed Sentiment after Positive Market Performance

As investors brace themselves for another week of market volatility and unsteady stock futures, all eyes are on the crucial economic data releases that could have a profound impact on the financial landscape. This morning marked a cautious start for investors as stock futures presented a mixed outlook following a positive day on Wall Street. Overview of the US Stock Futures Market As the US stock market opened, futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) took a...

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Job Growth Shines: May Payrolls Beat Predictions by 339K

Payrolls rose 339,000 in May, exceeding expectations and indicating a resilient labor market. The US economy continued to generate employment in May, despite macroeconomic challenges. Nonfarm payrolls increased to 339,000, significantly surpassing Dow Jones’ expectations of 190,000, as a result, May marked the twenty-ninth consecutive month of positive job growth in the country. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, although the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% compared to the...

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US Stock Futures Soar as May Job Report and Debt Ceiling Passage Shows Promises

The debt ceiling bill’s approval provided even another reason for the positive rally in stock futures. In an exciting development, US stock futures have continued to soar as traders make meaning of the highly anticipated May jobs report and celebrated the passing of a debt ceiling bill by United States lawmakers. According to reports, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) rose by 180 points or 0.5%. Similarly, futures connected to both the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:...

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Palantir Technologies Sells Off 100-Ounce Gold Bars Acquired in August 2021

Palantir also revealed that it closed the quarter with $1.62 billion in US Treasury securities. Software company Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) has sold all the gold bars it acquired in August 2021. The company invested $50.9 million to buy 100-ounce precious metal, which it said will be initially kept in a secure third-party facility in the northeastern United States. At a time when many companies put their money in Bitcoin and other digital assets, Palantir said the gold bars...

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Stock Futures Slump as US Inflation Remains Pegged at 4.9%

Despite the fall off of the US stock futures, there is no doubt that the fight against inflation is yielding a relatively positive fruit in the United States. The US stock futures are seeing a very concerning slump today following the release of the latest inflation figure for the month of April. According to the data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of April increased by 0.4% when seasonally adjusted, and by 4.9% over the last 12...

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Stock Futures Advance Ahead of Big Week for Bank, Corporate Earnings

Stock futures in the US climbed as investors brace for a crucial week of quarterly earnings from several large companies across sectors. Wall Street stock futures moved higher amid anticipation of more big bank earnings this week. On Sunday, stock futures tied to the S&P 500 climbed 0.16%, or 6.5 points, with the Nasdaq 100 futures increasing by 0.06%. In addition, futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) also advanced 0.13% or 43 points. The banking sector got off to...

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