Monday, 17 June 2019 16:31 WIB
U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday morning, as investors look ahead to a crucial Federal Reserve meeting this week.
At around 3:20 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 18 points, indicating a positive open of more than 37 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both trading higher.
Traders are largely focused on monetary policy with a Federal Reserve meeting due to start Tuesday....
Friday, 14 June 2019 19:50 WIB
Reports of the death of the American consumer were greatly exaggerated as the May retail sales data rose at a solid pace and the decline in the prior month was revised to show a gain.
Retail sales increased 0.5% in May, with broad-based gains, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a solid 0.7% gain.
There was a big rise in auto sales, but the even...
Monday, 17 June 2019 16:03 WIB
Gold dropped after hitting a 14-month high on Friday as upbeat economic data at the end of last week suggested that there wasn™t an urgent need for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.
U.S. stores and factories reported a pickup in activity last month, according to government figures released Friday. Still, earlier numbers for payrolls and inflation were less robust,...