Stock futures rise ahead of key Fed decision, Microsoft and Alphabet pop after earnings – CNBC

Stock futures climbed early on Wednesday morning, boosted by strong gains from Google-parent Alphabet and Microsoft, as traders await the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate decision, scheduled for later in the day. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 133 points, or 0.4%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.8%, and Nasdaq 100 futures increased … Read more

Dow falls 228 points as retail stocks fall after negative Walmart guidance – UPI News

July 26 (UPI) — U.S. markets declined Tuesday as retail stocks fell on the heels of a negative earnings outlook from Walmart. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 228.5 points, or 0.71%, while the S&P 500 dropped 1.15% and the Nasdaq Composite closed the day down 1.87%. Advertisement Walmart stock fell 7.64% Tuesday after the … Read more

DIAX: Profit From The High Dow Jones Volatility, 7.25% Yield (NYSE:DIAX) – Seeking Alpha

bopav Thesis We are continuing our series of revisiting equity “buy-write” closed-end funds (“CEFs”) given today’s market dynamic of high volatility. There is tremendous investor interest in monetizing today’s high VIX levels, and one of the “go-to” strategies has been buying equity buy-write CEFs. The Nuveen Dow 30SM Dynamic Overwrite Fund (NYSE:DIAX) falls in this … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B stock outperforms market despite losses on the day – MarketWatch

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B, -0.93% slid 0.93% to $285.31 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.15% falling 1.15% to 3,921.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.71% falling 0.71% to 31,761.54. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B … Read more

Bank of America Corp. stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market – MarketWatch

Shares of Bank of America Corp. BAC, -2.02% shed 2.02% to $33.05 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.15% falling 1.15% to 3,921.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.71% falling 0.71% to 31,761.54. Bank of America Corp. closed $17.06 … Read more

Grim news from Walmart sends US markets lower – WNYT NewsChannel 13

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Tuesday after Walmart warned that inflation is negatively impacting American consumers’ spending power. The S&P 500 index lost 1.2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.9%. Walmart shares plunged after the retail giant cut its profit outlook for the second quarter and … Read more