Stock futures little changed as Congress prepares to vote on stimulus deal

U.S. stock futures were flat on Monday evening after a volatile day on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average erase a 400-point deficit. Futures contracts tied to the Dow added 12 points, while those for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 rose 0.1% and 0.2%, respectively. The move in futures came […]

Stock futures flat after major averages close at record highs

U.S. stock index futures were flat in overnight trading on Thursday, after the major averages closed at new highs. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures were unchanged. The major averages were coming off a record-setting session, which saw all three indexes close […]

Cramer predicts a strong 2021 rebound for Airbnb after IPO

"I want you to own Airbnb because it's set to have a terrific year starting next March," CNBC's Jim Cramer said. "That means you've got a few months to make your move, no rush," the "Mad Money" host said days before Airbnb, which has an IPO target range of between $56 and $60, goes public. […]

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Salesforce, Slack, Box and more

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Salesforce — Shares of the software company dropped more than 3% in after hours trading on Tuesday after Salesforce announced it will acquire messaging platform Slack for $27.7 billion. Elsewhere, Salesforce beat on the top and bottom lines of its quarterly results. The company reported earnings […]

Warren Buffett discussed the Fed's pandemic response, small businesses, and his ukelele collection at a recent Goldman Sachs event. Here are the 10 best quotes

Warren Buffett discussed the federal response to the pandemic, the challenges facing small businesses, his unwavering faith in America, and his ukelele collection at a private event last week. The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO spoke at a virtual Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses event to celebrate the graduation of 10,000 entrepreneurs from the […]

Stocks may continue to struggle Thanksgiving week amid Covid-19 outbreaks

Stocks will continue to focus on both the growing virus outbreak and the potential for a rebound next year, once vaccines are distributed. The coming holiday week could continue to be a period of consolidation for the stock market, as restrictions impact the economy during the important Thanksgiving holiday period. Markets are watching for any […]

Comparison site fined almost £17.9m for keeping cost of home insurance premiums high

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the firm stopped home insurers on its platform from offering lower prices on other comparison websites, ensuring it was not undercut elsewhere. As a result, […]