5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, Dec. 2

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street braces for a rally after the first US omicron case leads to heavy selling Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, December 1, 2021. Brendan McDermid | … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, Dec. 1

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow is set to rebound on the first day of December after the big drop in Omicron’s fears Stocks rose in morning trading on Monday with investors interested in retail sales and earnings results. (Photo by Spencer … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, Nov. 30

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day 1. Dow futures fell 400 points as Omicron fears resurfaced A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the start of trading Monday after Friday’s sharp decline in global stocks due to fears … Read more

Cramer reluctant to buy market bounce, says ‘silly sellers’ could hit stocks

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said he wasn’t comfortable buying early in Monday’s stock market recovery, after Friday’s plunge due to Omicron, because selling could resume in the event of future negative news around the highly mutating Covid variant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had risen about 400 points, or more than 1%, shortly after Wall … Read more

Stock futures fall amid fears of new Covid variant found in South Africa

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) November 8, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters US stock futures fell in overnight trading on Thursday as investors braced for a short trading day amid renewed Covid concerns about a new alternative found in South Africa. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, Nov. 24

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks lower as tech stocks come under pressure again Traders during the initial public offering of Sweetgreen (IPO) in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Thursday, November 18, 2021. Michael Nagel … Read more

Buy these best-of-breed tech stocks first as Nasdaq gets hit

CNBC’s Jim Kramer on Tuesday laid out a strategy for stock investors trying to deal with the Nasdaq’s compound slide this week. The tech-heavy index is down 1.76% over the first two trading days, compared to a 0.6% gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a 0.15% decline in the broad S&P 500. The … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, Nov. 23

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks steady after tech stocks come under attack Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 25, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images US stock futures … Read more

This year’s hottest technology IPOs are having a difficult day

An electric Rivian R1T pickup truck during the company’s initial public offering outside the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Some of the hottest tech IPOs of the year, including Rivian, Affirm and Roblox, fell into the market on Monday, as the high-tech Nasdaq sank … Read more

Stocks may be entering an optimal period in the Thanksgiving holiday week

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, October 20, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters If history is any guide, the market should do well in the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday week. The S&P 500 was slightly higher last week, buoyed by positive economic reports, notably an … Read more