U.S. stock futures are picking up traction Monday, tracking the international markets higher on easing geopolitical worries and signaling a stronger start for Wall Street.
The major U.S. stock averages managed to finish the week in positive territory as the markets gets some positive headlines of out Russia and Ukraine.
Investors are de-risking everywhere, setting the VIX up for a pop above 20.
Stocks turn higher Friday though remain on shaky ground as investors reflect on a decent second-quarter earnings season but head into the weekend with geopolitical uncertainties abounding.
U.S. stock futures turn higher Friday as the markets digest the spiking friction between the West and Russia, and growing tensions in Iraq
The S&P 500 has suffered a setback of about 4% from its recent high.
The major U.S. stock markets are fading following Thursday's strong start.
U.S. stock futures are looking at a stronger start on Wall Street on Thursday after the S&P 500 finishes above its 100-day moving average.
U.S. stock indices settle near the flat line Wednesday, with the S&P 500 finishing above its 100-day moving average.
U.S. stock indices are clinging onto hard-fought gains in early afternoon trading after investors digested negative geopolitical and economic news and speculation of an earlier-than-expected interest rate hike.