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Stock futures inch lower in overnight trading after Dow retakes record high

Traders at the NYSE, October 1, 2021. Source: NYSE Stock futures dipped slightly in overnight trading on Wednesday after the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average retook its record high amid solid corporate earnings. Dow futures fell 35 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures both traded 0.1% lower. The 30-stock average jumped about 150 …

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Bitcoin jumps to new high above $66,000 after landmark U.S. ETF launch

In this article BITO BTC.CM= A visual representation of bitcoin. STR | NurPhoto via Getty Images Bitcoin notched a fresh all-time high on Wednesday as investors cheered the successful launch of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund. The world’s largest cryptocurrency climbed about 3% to $66,361.54 around 10:30 a.m. ET, topping a previous record …

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Younger investors are treating crypto trading like a ‘competition’ with their friends, UK regulator says

In this article BTC.CM= Casino chips decorated with bitcoin logos. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — The vast majority of traders under 40 are investing in cryptocurrencies and other “high-risk” assets due to a sense of “competition” with friends and family, according to research published by the U.K. financial services watchdog on …

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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Travelers and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Procter & Gamble (PG) – The consumer products giant beat estimates by 2 cents a share, with quarterly earnings of $1.61 per share. Revenue also topped Wall Street forecasts. P&G said it was facing increasing commodity and transportation costs, however, and its shares …

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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Zillow, Revance Therapeutics, Albertsons and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Zillow (Z) – Zillow slid 6.4% in premarket trading, following a Bloomberg report that the company has temporarily stopped its home-buying service due to overwhelming demand. Revance Therapeutics (RVNC) – Revance shares plunged 33.2% in the premarket after the Food and Drug Administration …

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Bitcoin tops $60,000 for first time in six months as traders bet on ETF approval

In this article BTC.CM= Bitcoin on display. Chesnot | Getty Images Bitcoin climbed Friday to hit a five-month high, and was inches away from hitting $60,000. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency surged as high as $59,920, notching its highest level since May. 10. But it struggled to break above the $60,000 mark. Bitcoin was last trading …

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China’s central bank says Evergrande is unique and most real estate developers are stable

An exterior view of China Evergrande Centre in Hong Kong, China March 26, 2018. Bobby Yip | Reuters BEIJING — The People’s Bank of China said Friday that indebted developer China Evergrande is its own case, and that most real estate businesses in the country are stable. Property giant Evergrande has $300 billion in liabilities …

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Moderna, Virgin Galactic, Truist and more

In this article CRSR PSON-GB TFC SPCE MRNA PNC Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Moderna (MRNA) – Moderna added 3.2% in premarket trading after rising 3.2% yesterday, following an FDA panel recommendation for a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine. The panel recommended approval of a booster for people 65 and …

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: J.B. Hunt, Charles Schwab, Virgin Galactic, 23andMe and more

In this article GS SPCE JBHT Signage at 23andMe headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. J.B. Hunt Transport Services — Shares of J.B. Hunt jumped more than 9% after the company beat estimates on …

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Grayscale Investments close to filing application for spot bitcoin ETF, source says

Michael Sonnenshein, chief executive officer of Grayscale Investments LLC, speaks virtually during a Crypto Summit Feb. 25, 2021. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Grayscale Investments plans on filing an application to convert the world’s biggest bitcoin fund into a spot ETF early next week, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. …

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Fed’s Barkin backs tapering plans and expresses concern about inflation

Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin said Friday he’s on board with reducing the amount of economic help the central bank is providing as concerns grow about inflation. With the Fed indicating that it’s likely to start pulling back on its monthly bond purchases, Barkin said that seems reasonable and he’s leaning toward beginning the …

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Here’s how much 10 big banks have cut their China growth forecasts

Workers labor in a factory of bathing suits in Jinjiang in southeast China’s Fujian province Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. Feature China | Barcroft Media | Getty Images BEIJING — Ahead of China’s quarterly growth numbers due out on Monday, most major investment banks have trimmed their economic predictions for the year and warned that abrupt …

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Stock futures are flat after S&P has best day since March on strong earnings

U.S. stock index futures were little changed during overnight trading on Thursday, after the S&P 500 posted its best day since March on stronger-than-expected earnings. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 36 points. S&P 500 futures advanced 0.11%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.12%. During regular trading the S&P 500 …

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: UnitedHealth, Wells Fargo, Walgreens and more

In this article BAC CAT WFC WBA MS UNH Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: UnitedHealth (UNH) – The health insurer’s shares rose 2.2% in the premarket after beating on the top and bottom lines for the third quarter and raising its full-year earnings forecast. UnitedHealth earned $4.52 per share, 11 cents …

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