U.S. stocks climbed to fresh records as blue-chip companies reported strong earnings and fresh economic data showed a sharp improvement in consumer spending and the labor market.
Coinbase is having a strong morning after listing on Wednesday.
Major indexes were mixed as investors parsed surging bank profits, the Coinbase direct listening and comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.
Cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and ether jumped ahead of Coinbase Global's trading debut.
Investors are assessing the impact of a halt in rolling out Johnson & Johnson vaccines and a sharp rise in inflation.
Futures suggested technology stocks could post gains at the open.
Shares of Coinbase, which is the largest bitcoin exchange in the U.S., are set to start trading Wednesday.
Stocks ticked down ahead of a busy week of earnings and economic data. Shares of technology giants have taken back control of the rally in U.S. stocks over the past month.
S&P 500 futures point to the market opening below last week's record highs
With earnings season kicking off in earnest, investors will be watching for signs of confidence from executives that customer demand will keep rising and higher costs can be managed to help ease concerns that stocks are looking expensive.
Here are seven major companies whose stocks moved on the week’s news.
Vaccitech PLC, spun out of the University of Oxford in 2016, said it plans to use the technology underpinning the vaccine to develop treatments targeting prostate cancer, hepatitis B and human papillomavirus.
Stocks finished with gains, as the S&P 500 notched a third straight positive week, its longest winning streak since October.
Stock futures suggested the rally in tech shares would pause.
The broad U.S. stock benchmark notched its 19th record this year, propelled by a rally in big technology shares.
U.S. stock futures rose, pointing to another record-setting trading session after the opening bell.
Stocks were little changed after notes from the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting showed that central bank officials reaffirmed their commitment to supporting the markets and the economy.
Some criticize the inclusion of the tractor manufacturer Deere and other companies that appear to have no significant ties to the fund’s area of focus.
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting are due Wednesday afternoon.
As investors bet that China’s two biggest sportswear companies will emerge from the pandemic even stronger, the shares of both Anta Sports Products and Li Ning have more than doubled in the past 12 months.