Pre Market

  1. Oil drops: U.S. crude futures fell as much as 1.4% early Wednesday. Prices are struggling because surging U.S. production raises the threat of another global oil glut. Big producers like Saudi Arabia and Russia have been working hard

1. More volatility?: US stock futures are pointing down on Tuesday after investors had a long weekend to consider their next moves. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 are set to start trading on the back foot following

1. Inflation watch: Investors will be paying very close attention to new U.S. inflation data for January at 8:30 a.m. ET. Concerns over price hikes have helped fuel wild stocks swings in recent weeks. Wall Street is worried that rising

  1. Wild stocks: It’s been a week of absolute shock and awe on global markets. What’s next? U.S. stock futures indicate that markets are poised to rebound Friday following a brutal trading session that saw the Dow lose over

1. Earnings flood: Investors will hear from a slew of corporate titans on Thursday. Alibaba(BABA), Blackstone (BX), Boston Scientific (BSX), ConocoPhillips (COP), DowDuPont (DWDP), Hershey Foods (HSY), MasterCard (MA), Ralph Lauren (RL), UPS (UPS) and CNN parent company Time Warner

1. Gloomy markets: The good times can’t last forever. U.S. stock futures were lower and the main indexes in Europe and Asia were in negative territory on Tuesday.   The losses weren’t dramatic, however. The biggest loser was the Nikkei

1. Stock market overview: U.S. stock futures were a bit sluggish Monday after major indexes hit fresh record highs last week. Asian markets closed with mixed results, and European markets also struggled to find direction. The Dow Jones industrial average,

1. Shutdown looms: There is a very real possibility that the United States government will be forced to shut down at midnight. But investors don’t appear to be too worried. ‘ House Republicans approved a bill late Thursday that would

1. Bank earnings bonanza: JPMorgan (JPM JPMORGAN CHASE) and Wells Fargo (WFC) are set to report fourth quarter earnings on Friday morning. Overall, big banks had a good 2017 with solid results. However, investors are bracing for banks to record

1. December jobs report: The market-moving U.S. jobs report is set to come out at 8.30 a.m. ET from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Between January and November, the country added 1.9 million jobs. Economists forecast there will be another