U.S. stocks were trading higher midday Thursday, sustaining the momentum of the past six days, ahead of expectations of a dovish speech Friday from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. stock futures are rising, sustaining the momentum of the past six days and on expectations of a dovish speech Friday from Janet Yellen.
The more hawkish than-expected July 29-30 FOMC minutes on Wednesday endorse the view that the U.S. economy has become strong enough to stand on its own two feet.
Geopolitics have been shoved to the backburner with the spotlight for U.S. investors now on Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen and the U.S. central bank.
Stock index futures are dipping slightly Wednesday after the sharp run-up of the last two sessions and ahead of the July FOMC minutes.
The Fed is unlikely to entertain the idea that it is falling behind the curve and keeping interest rates too low for too long.
Those expecting any shift in the Federal Reserve's monetary policy at this week's symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., are most likely setting themselves up for disappointment.
U.S. stock futures are pointing to another strong start on Wall Street Tuesday, building on the prior session's gains.
The bulls take almost full control of the market on Monday on strong economic news, surging M&A deals and a slight ebbing of Ukraine worries.
The major U.S. stock markets are stronger on Monday in anticipation of a heavy week for economic events and as jitters over Ukraine ease.