Category: Markets

Wall Street set to open lower

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as traders eyed the release of Friday’s jobs report, due at 8:30 a.m. ET. In oil markets on Friday morning, Brent crude traded at around...

Wall Street eyes host of Fed speakers

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed a host of Fed speakers. On Thursday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of...

Snapchat Parent Starts IPO Process

Snap Inc. has confidentially filed paperwork for an initial public offering that may value the popular messaging platform at as much as $25 billion, a major step toward what would be one of the...

Stocks are losing a big edge over bonds

Big dividends have made some stocks attractive to investors for years. But the rally in Treasury yields is starting to take away the large and lucrative edge of some equities. A quarter of the stocks...