There are dozens of stock brokerage houses in the United States. But four major firms stand out because of their name, offerings, their total amount of client assets, and the number of clients they serve. They are often referred to as the “big four brokerages.” Each of these firms—Charles Schwab,
The land mines for the market are growing. Seasonal weakness is combining with uncertainty over the Covid-19 delta variant’s impact on consumer behavior, rising labor and material costs pushing prices higher as well as poor economic data out of China. While the S&P 500 is still about 1% from its
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 19, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters U.S. stock futures were slightly lower on Thursday following a rebound on Wall Street as the market tried to avert September’s seasonally weak trading pattern. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped
U.S. stock futures bounced on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 300 points on Tuesday, the latest in a string of bad trading sessions this September. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures Tuesday ticked about 80 points higher, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.3% and Nasdaq 100
U.S. stock index futures were in positive territory during early morning trading on Monday as the S&P 500 comes off its longest daily losing streak since February. Futures contracts tied to Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 153 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures both traded in positive territory.