Stocks and bonds are ‘discounting for a disaster’ after the worst stretch for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 index SPX, -1.51% on Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage fall since the pandemic lockdowns of March 2020, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -1.51% in booking the worst, first 9-month stretch since 2002, according to Dow Jones … Read more

US stock futures point to losing streak hitting seven after Treasury yield hits 4%

US stock futures on Wednesday showed Wall Street in danger of recording a seven-day losing streak as worries about rising bond yields continued to suppress investors’ risk appetite. How are stock-index futures trading S&P 500 futures ES00, -1.13% dipped 25 points, or 0.6%, to 3636 Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.94% fell 134 points, … Read more

Dow futures jump over 300 points on bets market is oversold after blue-chip gauge falls into bear market

US stock-index futures on Tuesday pointed to Wall Street bouncing off a 21-month low and snapping a five-day losing streak as recent volatility in global bond and currency markets subsided. How are stock-index futures trading Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, +1.22% climbed 321 points, or 1.1%, to 29,664. S&P 500 futures ES00, … Read more

Dow futures rally 200 points as bulls bet market is oversold

US stock futures on Tuesday pointed to Wall Street bouncing off a 21-month low and snapping a five-day losing streak as recent turmoil in global bond and currency markets subsided. How are stock-index futures trading S&P 500 futures ES00, +1.15% rose 35 points, or 1%, to 3705 Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.92% climbed … Read more

The stock market could be on the verge of a ‘tradeable’ rebound, according to a key technical indicator

Heading into the close on Monday, US stocks appear poised for another difficult week as Treasury yields rose and the dollar’s global rampage continued. With the S&P 500 poised to record its lowest close since November 2020 on Monday, market technicians were once again focusing on the Cboe Volatility Index — along with a host … Read more

US stock futures point to fifth day of losses on Wall Street to challenge 2022 lows

US stock futures were soft on Monday as higher bond yields and a rampant dollar depressed sentiment. How are stock futures trading S&P 500 futures ES00, -0.33% dipped 6 points, or 0.2%, to 3,703 Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.34% fell 52 points, or 0.2%, to 29,617 Nasdaq 100 futures NQ00, -0.13% eased 2 … Read more

US stock futures dip, dollar rises as Italian election results add to uncertainty

US stock-index futures fell late Sunday, suggesting losses Monday, as the projected victory of a far-right party in Italy added to uncertainties about rising interest rates and recession fears. After falling nearly 200 points earlier in the session, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.44% were down about 150 points, or 0.5%, around midnight Eastern, … Read more

September Was Bad for Investors. October Could Be Worse.

Text size Market chaos has hit stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures. It’s hard to see it ending soon. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images It’s a bumpy, volatile, no good, very bad market out there. Stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures have been moving violently from day to day—and there’s probably more whiplash ahead The S&P … Read more

Oil prices sink over 3% on recession fears

Oil futures dropped sharply Friday morning as recession fears gripped financial markets, sinking equities and government bonds, while contributing to a further rise by the US dollar. Price action West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery CL.1, -3.52% CL00, -3.52% CLX22, -3.52% fell $2.76, or 3.3%, to $80.71 a barrel on the New York Mercantile … Read more

Bond Yields Scale New Multiyear Highs; Stock Futures Drop

Stock futures fell and Treasury yields rose to fresh multiyear highs on expectations the Federal Reserve will continue tightening monetary policy forcefully to curb inflation. Futures for the S&P 500 and Dow industrials dropped 0.7% apiece in early trading Tuesday. Technology-focused Nasdaq-100 futures shed 0.8%. Government bond prices kept falling, pushing yields higher. Ten-year Treasury … Read more