Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Slip Before Powell Remarks, NIO Stock Drops

Text size Fed chair Jerome Powell will deliver remarks at a central bank summit. Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images Stocks slipped on Wednesday ahead of a summit of top central bankers where investors will closely watch for clues about how high the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. Futures for the Dow Jones … Read more

Dow Futures Surge as Wall Street Rebounds From Last Week’s Steep Selloff

Text size Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Stock futures traded sharply higher Tuesday as investors returned from a three-day weekend feeling a bit more optimistic after last week’s steep selloff. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 493 points, or 1.7%, to … Read more

Why the Stock Markets Are Falling So Hard

Text size Wall Street Bull Dreamstime This past week was another brutal one for the markets. Investors had plenty to worry about from the Fed to inflation and retail sales. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 4.6% last week. It’s fallen 10 of the past 11 weeks and suffered its largest two-week percentage decline since … Read more

Larry Summers was the first to sound the alarm on inflation. More economists are applying his methods

Graham Allison is the Douglas Dillon professor of government at Harvard University Is the US economy headed for a hard landing? US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell says no. At the Federal Open Market Committee’s 4 May press conference, he insisted that the Fed will manage a “softish” landing. To the contrary, former Treasury Secretary … Read more

How Long Do Bear Markets Last? S&P 500 Is Near One— and It May Fall More.

The worst selloffs began in 1973, 2000 and 2007. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Text size With the latest 4% drop on Wednesday, the S&P 500 index is now 18% below its all-time high and dangerously close to a bear market, defined by a 20% fall from the peak. Where it goes from here is … Read more

The Stock Market Is Taking a Beating. It Won’t End Soon.

Text size The market reacted violently to the Federal Open Market Committee, which hiked the federal-funds rate target by half a percentage point for only the second time this century. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Uncertainty on several fronts and a fast-changing world — economically, geopolitically, and otherwise — yields known knowns, known unknowns, and … Read more