Covid developments to rule the market once again in the week ahead after Friday’s rout

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 14, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Uncertainty about a new emerging coronavirus strain could continue to spook markets, just as Friday’s employment report and other data in the week ahead show the economy has been getting stronger. … Read more

Dow futures plunge 400 points amid fears of new Covid variant found in South Africa

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) November 8, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures dropped in overnight trading on Thursday as investors geared up for a shortened trading day amid renewed Covid fears over a new variant found in South Africa. Futures for the Dow Jones … Read more

Stock futures are little changed after tech shares continue their sell-off

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 15, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images U.S. stock futures were little changed on Tuesday night after tech shares sold off for the second day in a row, pressured by rising rates that gave a boost to … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow set to bounce after Friday’s decline capped a rough week Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 15, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Dow … Read more

Market is ‘one more bad inflation report’ away from a correction, Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel warns

Long-term market bull Jeremy Siegel expects a serious pullback that it isn’t tied to the Covid-19 surge risks. His tipping point: a drastic change in Federal Reserve policy in order to deal with hot inflation. “If the Fed suddenly gets tougher, I’m not sure that the market is going to be ready for a U-turn … Read more

‘What an opportunity to buy things’ — Cramer likes stocks tied to strong American consumer

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday the recent market underperformance of non-tech stocks gives investors the chance to purchase names that do well when Americans spend their money. “What an opportunity to buy things that are being thrown away left and right,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” as Dow futures pointed to an over … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks steady after more retail earnings, near-record closes Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 15, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images U.S. stock … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow set to jump 100 points after breaking 5-week winning streak Markets were higher after new Labor Department numbers showed that nonfarm payrolls increased by 531,000 for the month of October. Spencer Platt/Getty Images 2. Retail earnings … Read more

‘This is going to be one of the best Christmas seasons ever,’ market bull Ed Yardeni says

Long-time market bull Ed Yardeni is delivering a dose of optimism into year-end. Yardeni, who’s known for running investment strategy for Prudential and Deutsche Bank, expects the holidays to boost stocks deeper into record territory. “This is going to be one of the best Christmas seasons ever,” the president of Yardeni Research told CNBC’s “Trading … Read more

Why the stock market doesn’t seem to mind that the Fed is scaling back stimulus

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, December 1, 2020. Al Drago | Pool | Reuters The Federal Reserve managed to soothe markets with its view that the economy would improve and inflationary pressures would ease, even as it took the first major step away from … Read more