Ahead of the Bell

Recent Posts

Parasnand Madho
27 Sep, 2011 | 08:03 AM
5,991 Views
Comments (0)
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 176 points and S&P futures are trading up 19 points following robust gains in the previous trading session. Investors are encouraged by a report that the IMF and ECB are working on a plan to calm euro zone sovereign debt crisis. Reports suggest the plan underway will boosts the size of the regions bailout fund to cut Greece's debt and recapitalize banks. However, Germany is said to be against increasing the size of the rescue fund. ...
Parasnand Madho
23 Sep, 2011 | 08:02 AM
6,813 Views
Comments (0)
Image via Wikipedia ...
Parasnand Madho
22 Sep, 2011 | 08:05 AM
7,782 Views
Comments (0)
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 226 points and S&P futures are trading down 26 points following the previous trading session's sell-off; after the Federal Reserve announced it plans to lower borrowing cost by selling short term bonds in favor of long term securities.  Traders don't seem to be convinced operation twist is enough to kick start the lagging economy given the Fed's downbeat outlook and investors are concerned after HSBC's China Flash PMI data showed factory orders declined for a third straight month in a row. ...
Parasnand Madho
21 Sep, 2011 | 08:02 AM
5,529 Views
Comments (0)
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading down 32 points and S&P futures are trading down 2 points on speculation the Federal Reserve may announce further stimulus measures to boosts growth after the FOMC concludes its meeting this afternoon.  Oracle reported better than expected software sales and is forecasting higher earnings for the quarter.  Adobe Systems also announced it anticipates higher sales for the fourth quarter, offering investors some reassurance that global spending continues. ...
Parasnand Madho
20 Sep, 2011 | 08:03 AM
5,538 Views
Comments (0)
Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 79 points and S&P futures are trading up 8 points despite Standard & Poor's downgrade of Italy to A from A+ and kept its outlook on negative citing lower growth and political uncertainty.  The downgrade will increase strains on the debt laden Euro zone and add pressure on policy makers to take more decisive action to resolve the financial crisis.  The Federal Reserve will begins its two-day meeting today, with a decision expected on Wednesday afternoon on operation twist. ...
Parasnand Madho
19 Sep, 2011 | 08:05 AM
6,535 Views
Comments (0)
Image by linz_ellinas via Flickr ...