Futures Market News 3/24/2020

A day after the senate failed to come to an agreement on the stimulus bill, a deal is said to be close Tuesday morning. Futures markets are now trading up, and even hit limit up halts in early morning trading. The S&P 500 is up 100 points, Nasdaq is trading up 294...

Futures News 3/23/2020

Futures dropped during Sunday’s session open and triggered the limit down rule. This came after Congress could not come to a deal on the $2 trillion stimulus package. However, we are seeing the markets surge this morning as the Fed announces limitless asset purchases....

Futures News 3/20/2020

After a presenting a massive stimulus package, the futures markets, along with global equity markets turned higher. The Nasdaq halted briefly to the upside. Currently the S&P 500 is up 50 points, the Nasdaq is up 256 points, Dow futures are up 505 points and the...

Futures News 3/13/2020

A day after the futures markets hit circuit breakers to the downside, they have hit them to the upside. This is a day after the Fed has stepped in to inject liquidity into the marketplace, a total of $1.5 billion. The plan is to purchase a range of maturities, which...

Futures News 3/11/2020

The futures market rose modestly on Tuesday as news spread that President Trumps administration would try to put in place a payroll tax relief measure, as well as measures to help businesses deal with the economic slowdown. However, as we wake up this morning we see a...

Futures News 3/10/2020

Futures moved higher in the overnight session after President Trump spoke about his plan to propose payroll tax cuts that will help hourly workers should they contract the coronavirus. The plan is to work with small and large business alike to offer some solution to...

Futures News 3/9/2020

Sunday’s open triggered a limit halt as the futures markets plunged, the S&P fell as much as 5%, the Dow fell more than 1,200 points (4.9%) and the Nasdaq is currently down 4.8%. This came as OPEC and Russia could not strike a deal regarding production cuts, this...

Futures News 3/6/2020

The futures markets have dropped again as coronavirus fears have shaken the market. The S&P 500 is down 86 points, Nasdaq is down 277 points, Dow is down 708 points and the Russell 2000 is down 40 points. We’ve lost all gains from the fed rate cut of 50 basis...

Futures News 3/5/2020

The markets have fallen a bit in the overnight/early morning sessions, as fear about the economic impact of the virus has returned. Many more cases have started to turn up abroad and here in the U.S. As new cases are reported, more and more travel restrictions will be...

Futures News 3/4/2020

The futures markets saw a relatively brief boost when the Fed cut rates by 50bs. However, soon after the markets moved lower as bond yields moved below 1%. As we look at the markets this morning, the S&P 500 is up +70 points, the Nasdaq is up +207 points, Dow...