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10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, HSY, BA)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Dow 20,000 remains elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.16% on Wednesday to finish at 19,941.96. It's set to open Thursday's session near 19,935. Wednesday was the most boring day for stocks since 1992. Wednesday's intraday range of 1.9 basis points was the tightest since Christmas Eve 1992, according to Bespoke Investment Group. The world's … [Read more...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, LULU, HSC, UBS, BCS)

Reuters/Ilya NaymushinHere is what you need to know. US stocks are at all-time highs. On Wednesday, the major US averages put in their 12th record high since Donald Trump was elected president on November 8. Notable was the performance of the Dow Transports, which closed at an all-time high for the first time in two years. The S&P 500 is set to open little changed near 2,239. The ECB meets on … [Read more...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, WFC, FB, FIT)

Reuters/USA Today SportsHere is what you need to know.  Stocks just did something that has only happened during financial crises. Over the past 20 years, the S&P 500 has only suffered through four seven-day losing streaks, including the current skid. And all three of the previous losing streaks were a reaction to the collapse of Lehman Brothers or the European debt crisis.  MPs … [Read more...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, sox, qqq, dia, gs)

Reuters/KCNA KCNAHere is what you need to know. Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will speak in front of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia on Monday. Traders will be watching for any clues as to how Friday's jobs report and the coming Brexit vote could affect the Fed's decision on interest-rate hikes. The speech will begin at 12:30 p.m. ET. Fed rate-hike … [Read more...]