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OffbeatUS market sell-off set to continue as Dow futures fall

11:55  06 december  2018
11:55  06 december  2018 Source:   cnbc.com

Dow futures surge more than 400 points after Trump and Xi agree to pause the US-China trade war

Dow futures surge more than 400 points after Trump and Xi agree to pause the US-China trade war U.S. stock market futures surged after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a truce on the trade war that has weighed heavily on global equity markets for most of 2018. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 419 points shortly after the start of trading at 6 p.m. in New York. S&P 500 futures added 1.

Dow futures fell as much as 486 points at their lows. Markets have since recovered and, as of 8:35 p.m., ET, indicated that the Dow would open more than 300 points lower on Thursday. "Unfortunately until we get new news the market continues to be a caldron of concerns causing caution with.

Dow futures fell as much as 486 points at their lows. As of 10:23 p.m., ET, the futures indicated that the Dow would open 373.07 points lower on Thursday. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and U . S . Treasury market were as the nation remembered former president George H.W. Bush.

US market sell-off set to continue as Dow futures fall© Provided by CNBC LLC Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., December 4, 2018.

U.S. stock futures opened lower Wednesday amid lingering anxiety about a possible economic slowdown and continued murkiness around trade relations with China.

On Wednesday evening, futures initially indicated that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would open 400 points lower. Dow futures fell as much as 486 points at their lows. As of 2:24 a.m., ET Thursday, the futures indicated that the Dow would open 259.07 points lower on Thursday.

The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and U.S. Treasury market were closed Wednesday as the nation remembered former president George H.W. Bush.

Dow futures point to a negative open amid doubts over the US-China trade deal

Dow futures point to a negative open amid doubts over the US-China trade deal Stock futures pointed to a negative open on Tuesday amid questions over whether the U.S.-China trade agreement will resolve the two countries' dispute in the long term. At around 4:30 a.m., Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were trading 157 points lower, implying a negative open of -153 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were also in the red. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The U.S.

Stocks initially fell sharply as continuing fears over U . S .-China When futures opened overnight, there was an initial plunge lower on heavy volume which caused the exchange to halt trading. ""Unfortunately until we get new news the market continues to be a cauldron of concerns causing

Dow futures point to a sharp decline at the open as sell - off looks set to continue : Dow futures point to a negative open amid doubts over the US -China trade U . S . stock market futures tumbled in early trading Wednesday night , signalling potential Thursday losses on Wall Street, after Canada arrested

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed nearly 800 points in its largest decline since Oct. 10.

On Monday, the yield on the three-year Treasury note surpassed its five-year counterpart. That bond-market phenomenon, known as a yield-curve inversion, is seen as a recession signal. But typically the recession doesn’t come until years after and many traders won’t see the inversion as official until the two-year yield rises above the 10-year yield.

Investors remain uncertain about the prospects of a permanent trade deal with China. Over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss ongoing trade quarrels between their two countries. While the White House has said it has worked out a cease-fire with Beijing, discrepancies in messaging haven’t assuaged market fears of uncertainty.

Trading in US stock futures had to be halted after violent moves, and markets are spooked

Trading in US stock futures had to be halted after violent moves, and markets are spooked An unusual move in US equity market futures this morning triggered a market intervention by CME Group, the world’s biggest futures exchange.

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“Unfortunately until we get new news the market continues to be a caldron of concerns causing caution with investors,” said Art Hogan, B. Riley FBR’s chief market strategist. “With the combination of he said Xi said on China trade, a fear of an economic slowdown in 2019, and the slow trickle of Mueller investigation reports coming out, it is not at all surprising to see a buyer’s strike in the after hours market.”

Still, Hogan added, there will be a “plethora of data as Markets open on Thursday and on Friday with the jobs report that might turn the tide of negative sentiment.” But until then, he said, “we are stuck in a news vacuum and most of the news that we do have leans to the negative.”

—CNBC’s Fred Imbert and Tom Franck contributed to this report.

Dow futures slightly higher amid growing hopes for a breakthrough in US-China trade war.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday morning, amid signs of thawing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. At around 3:40 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 70 points, indicating a positive open of more than 94 points. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were also seen relatively upbeat. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Market participants are gradually becoming more optimistic about the prospect of the U.S.

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