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U.S. stock benchmarks set to add to losses as North Korean tensions simmer

“U.S. stock-index futures pointed to more losses for Wall Street on Thursday as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea showed few signs of easing” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU7, -0.25%  fell 55 points, or 0.3%, to 21,963, while S&P 500 futures ESU7, -0.39%  dropped 9.50 points, or 0.4%, to 2,463.50.On the corporate side, investors will get earnings from Macy’s Inc. and Kohl’s, along with an update on producer prices. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Futures Daily Review August 10, 2017

Futures Daily Review for August 10, 2017 Oil futures gain on crude inventory drop Oil futures finished higher Wednesday after the Energy Information Administration reported U.S. crude inventories fell 6.5 million barrels last week,   Disney’s stock can be blamed for Dow futures’ early weakness The selloff in Walt Disney Co.’s stock DIS, -3.88% in premarket trade Wednesday can be blamed for the Dow industrials futures’ YMU7, -0.05% early weak   Have a nice trading! Share This:

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Oil struggles for direction as investors ponder U.S. supply falls

“U.S. crude oil inventories fell by 6.5 million barrels to 1.15 billion barrels, according to the Energy Information Administration” writes Biman Mukherji for marketwatch.com. Oil futures were lacking direction on Thursday, following overnight gains on sizeable declines in U.S. crude inventories. Ice Gasoil rose 0.1% at $487.5/ton, while heating oil traded at $1.6541, up less than 0.1%.On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in September CLU7, +0.04%  slipped 3 cents to $49.53 a barrel. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Futures Daily Review August 9, 2017

Futures Daily Review for August 9, 2017 Oil futures fall for second session as investors await OPEC decision Oil futures finished lower for a second session on Tuesday as investors awaited details from an OPEC meeting to discuss an agreement to limit crude oi   Dow futures are down but individual Dow stocks suggest win streak set to continue Although Dow industrials futures YMU7, -0.14% are 14 down points ahead of Tuesday’s open, suggesting the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s DJIA, -0.15% w   U.S. stock futures ease back on rising…

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U.S. stock futures ease back on rising North Korea tensions

“U.S. stock futures eased early Wednesday, as investors kept watch on an increasingly tense situation between the North Korea and the U.S. A spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army said early Wednesday that a plan to strike a U.S. military base in Guam was being considered” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. That came hours after President Donald Trump warned of a “fire and fury” response to North Korea if it threatened the U.S. S&P 500 index futures ESU7, -0.19% fell 5.8 points, or 0.2%, to 2,467,…

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U.S. stock futures pull back on rising North Korea tensions

“U.S. stock futures eased early Wednesday, as investors kept watch on an increasingly tense situation between the North Korea and the U.S. A spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army said early Wednesday that a plan to strike a U.S. military base in Guam was being considered” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. That came hours after President Donald Trump warned of a “fire and fury” response to North Korea if it threatened the U.S. S&P 500 index futures ESU7, -0.30% fell 7.8 points, or 0.3%, to 2,465,…

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Oil prices move lower as geopolitical tensions rise

“Oil futures declined early Wednesday amid a broader risk-off move in financial markets as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea built anew” writes Jenny W for marketwatch.com. That adds to pressure from this year’s faster-than-expected acceleration in U.S. oil production, which has been a challenge for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Furthermore, some U.S. exploration and production companies recently announced less investment spending for the rest of 2017, “suggesting the current rate of U.S. oil production growth could slow,” the agency added.If confirmed by official Energy Information…

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Oil prices tug lower on doubts OPEC meeting will deliver

“Oil futures lost more steam Tuesday on doubts the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will dole out any strong measures to enforce production caps at their ongoing meeting” writes Jenny W for marketwatch.com. In fact, prices briefly fell sharply Monday on news that Libya’s largest oil field resumed operation. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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