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Stock futures rise after major averages suffer worst day since June 2020

Stock futures traded higher Wednesday after another hot inflation reading sent the major averages tumbling to their worst day since June 2020 and dampened investors’ expectations of a less hawkish Federal Reserve.Futures tied to the Dow Industrial Average were last up 86 points, or 0.3%, while S&P 500 futures ticked 0.3% higher, and Nasdaq 100 …

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Stock futures rise after major averages post third straight week of losses

Where the major averages stand to start the weekLast week’s sell-off saw the major averages post their third straight week of losses. All 11 S&P 500 sectors ending the week negative, led to the downside by materials, which fell nearly 5%.Here’s how the major averages fared:The Dow Industrial Average fell 1.1% on Friday. The 30-stock …

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Dow, S&P 500 fall for a fourth day, major averages end August with losses

Stocks fell for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, the last day of August, putting the summer market comeback in doubt as investors weighed the Federal Reserve’s inflation-fighting efforts.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 279.65 points, or 0.9%, to 31,511.09. The S&P 500 lost 0.8% to end the day at 3,955.01, and the Nasdaq Composite …

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Dow falls more than 150 points as the major averages add to their Friday losses

Stocks fell Monday as worries over rising rates and tighter monetary policy added fuel to a rout that began in the previous session.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 168 points, or about 0.5%. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively.Wall Street suffered a sharp sell-off on Friday, when Federal Reserve …

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Dow futures gain slightly after the three major averages notched a second day of losses

These stocks are poised for a comeback if inflation peaks, Jefferies saysA slowdown could be on the horizon, and more earnings downgrades ahead have been predicted. If inflation also peaks, as some analysts expect it to, that mix of factors will favor one class of stocks, Jefferies says.Jefferies produced a screen of such stocks that …

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