Futures rise as focus turns to weekly jobless claims

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Thursday on hopes the Federal Reserve would maintain an accommodative policy amid signs that a broader economic recovery was slowing.FILE PHOTO: People are seen on Wall Street outside the New York

Wall Street set to grind higher; Nasdaq tracks new peak

(Reuters) -Wall Street was set for a slightly higher open on Tuesday as a full U.S. approval of a COVID-19 shot boosted shares of energy and travel-related companies, while gains in technology stocks put the Nasdaq on track for fresh

Wall Street rallies as Fed jitters wane, but ends down for the week

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street rallied to close sharply higher on Friday, closing a tumultuous week on easing concerns over whether the U.S. Federal Reserve could begin tightening its dovish monetary policy sooner than expected.Signage hangs over the trading

S&P 500 edges down on virus woes, slowing economy

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Wall St rises as earnings lift outlook

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday, boosted by robust U.S. earnings and forecasts, while data showed the U.S. economy was above its pre-pandemic level. The U.S. economy grew solidly in the second quarter, putting the level

S&P 500, Dow rise as economic growth picks up pace

FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York, October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes rose on Thursday as a slate of strong corporate

Chile central bank increases benchmark interest rate to 0.75%

FILE PHOTO: A security worker guards an entry of the Chilean Central Bank building in downtown Santiago, Chile March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Ivan AlvaradoSANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate to 0.75% from 0.5% on Wednesday, as