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Stock Futures Today Decline as Global Bonds Hit 8-Month Low

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Stock futures today (Thursday, June 4) forecast an 83-point increase from Wednesday's close as bonds around the world fall to eight-month lows.

Yesterday the DJIA rose 67 points after investors cheered domestic economic data and the Federal Reserve affirmed the U.S. economy was growing at a "modest to moderate pace" in the second quarter. The Fed said that the economy expanded between April and May in the Beige Book, which surveys respondents on overall economic activity.

Here's everything you need to know about the stock market today...

Key Pre-Market Quotes Today Include RALY, COST, BRMC, AVGO

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The key pre-market quotes today include a software development company, a wholesaler, and a chipmaker

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index rebounded from Tuesday's steep sell-off, pushing higher from improved economic data at home and moves by Europe to abate concerns over Greece's pending debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.

Here's what you need to watch for today...

Dow Jones Futures Gain 14 Points Ahead of Yellen Speech

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Good morning! For Friday, May 22, Dow Jones futures forecasted a 14-point gain ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at 1 p.m. this afternoon. Although both the Dow Jones and the S&P are hovering near record levels, investors can expect lower volumes today as the Memorial Day holiday approaches and the quarterly earnings season ends.

Here are today's top market news, earnings reports, pre-market movers, and stocks to watch in the stock market today...

LL Stock Plunges 17%, Today's Biggest Pre-Market Mover

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Good morning! For Thursday, May 21, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 17-point decline from yesterday's close. This morning, U.S. jobless claims remained at a near 15-year low. Claims registered at roughly 274,000, a little higher than economist expectations of 271,000.

Lumber Liquidators stock (NYSE: LL) is today's biggest pre-market mover. Here's why LL stock is crashing, plus all of today's biggest stock market news...

S&P Futures See Slight Increase Ahead of FOMC Minutes

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S&P futures for Wednesday, May 20, forecasted a slight one-point gain this morning

The is ahead of ahead of today's release of Fed meeting minutes, as the market digests U.S. dollar gains and optimistic numbers in the housing sector.

Here's what else you need to know about the stock market today...

Pre-Market Movers LOCO, GMCR Falling Fast Early Friday

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Good morning! For May 14, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 30-point increase from Thursday's close as continued weakness in the dollar squeezes out even more from the markets' bull run.

The S&P 500 soared to a new high on Thursday and the DJIA Index rose 191 points on news that weekly jobless claims remained near a 15-year-low. A falling U.S. dollar fueled optimism about the possibility of stronger international sales for domestic-based companies.

Here are your stock futures, top market news, earnings reports, and pre-market movers to watch in the stock market today...

GOOG, WMT, BABA Top Stocks to Watch Today as Futures Gain 110 Points

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Good morning! U.S. stock futures for Thursday, May 15, forecasted a 110-point increase from Wednesday's close.

Companies reporting quarterly earnings include Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK), Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS), El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO), and SINA Corp. (Nasdaq: SINA). Investors will also tune into weekly jobless claims and an update on the Producer Price Index (PPI).

Here are your pre-market movers, top market news, and the biggest stocks to watch today...

What's Next for Big Oil Stocks in 2015 After Q1 Earnings?

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Last week's earnings for Big Oil stocks were a mixed bag.

The six Big Oil companies - BP, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Total SA, and Chevron - all followed a similar pattern.

Here's how they performed last quarter - and how we think they'll perform the rest of the year...

All Eyes on Greek Drama in Stock Market News Today

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In stock market news today, April 24, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 12-point gain from Thursday's close.

The Nasdaq Composite Index struck a new high Thursday, beating the previous record set more than 15 years ago during the dot-com bubble. The S&P 500 hit a new intraday high but failed to beat its previous record close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20 points yesterday.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in, the Eurozone summit on Greek debt unfolds, the deal between Comcast and Time Warner falls apart, and these stories...

EBAY, FB, GM, CAT, GOOG Earnings Buzz in Stock Market News Today

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In stock market news today, April 23, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 21-point decline from Wednesday's close.

The DJIA slid 60 points as corporate earnings continue to show the effects of a strong U.S. dollar. The dollar has surged more than 9% year to date and punished companies with a broad international focus and reliance on overseas sales. The Nasdaq moved 19 points higher on news of a proposed biotech merger.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in...

Dow Jones Futures Hit by Strong Dollar Earnings Challenges

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Dow Jones futures for Wednesday, April 22, forecasted a 29-point decline from Tuesday's Dow close.

A strong U.S. dollar is hurting has punished companies with a broad international focus and reliance on overseas sales this earnings season.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in...

Pre-market Movers Today Include DD, UA, HRL

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Pre-market movers for today include DuPont Co. (NYSE: DD), Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA), and Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE: HRL).

This is on a day where Dow futures for Tuesday, April 21, forecasted a 69-point increase from Monday's Dow close.

Markets are moving on news out of China, a busy day of earnings, and the prospect of rising interest rates. Here's what you need to know.

DJIA Futures Slide 142 Points Friday on Europe Sell-Off

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For Friday, April 17, 2015, DJIA futures forecasted a 142-point decline from Thursday's close as a sell-off in Europe is rattling markets.

Yesterday, the Dow gave up mid-afternoon gains to end the session down 6 points amid mixed earnings reports lackluster economic data. Weekly jobless claims jumped to a six-week high this morning, but the moving average remains near a 15-year low.

Here's what else you need to know to make it a profitable Friday...

Pre-market Movers NFLX and UL Can't Erase Oil-Driven Market Decline

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Red-hot pre-market movers like Netflix and Unilever benefitting from an earnings bump can't erase today's decline in the markets.

Dow Jones futures for Thursday, April 16, forecasted a 58-point decline from Wednesday's Dow close as investors maintain a tight eye on financial earnings and housing data.

Here are your stock futures, top market news, earnings reports, pre-market movers, and stocks to watch in the stock market today...

Dow Jones Futures Gain 55 Points on BAC, NFLX Earnings

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Dow Jones futures for Wednesday, April 15, forecasted a 55-point increase from Tuesday's Dow close, while S&P futures forecasted a 5.5-point increase.

The markets will continue to focus on company filings as earnings season kicks into full swing, this morning saw an earnings beat by BAC and expect NFLX earnings later this afternoon.

Here are today's Dow Jones futures and S&P futures numbers, as well as top market news, earnings reports, pre-market movers, and stocks to watch in the stock market today...

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