<a><strong>Steady Markets Digest Corporate News as Banks Stabilize</strong></a>

US index futures are flat this morning as some of the recent volatility surrounding the banking sector continues to subside. Generally speaking, US regional and national banks are up around 0.3% as they build on yesterday’s broad-based gains of 3.0%-5.0%

Stocks and Commodities Rebound, Canadian Unemployment Rate Improves

Building on yesterday’s afternoon rebound in North America which finished with the main US indices up 0.1% to 0.4%, US index futures are up 0.1% to 0.3% as stocks try to claw back some of their losses from earlier in

Economic Numbers In Focus As September Wraps Up

The last day of trading for September and for the third quarter finds US index futures rebounding 0.3%-0.5%, but still struggling to claw back all of the losses sustained earlier this week. It remains to be seen if indices can

Mixed Trading, Political Uncertainty, and Durable Goods Orders

The start of the last trading week for this month and quarter finds investors indecisive amid continuing uncertainties. US index futures are mixed with Dow futures up 0.1%, S&P futures down 0.3% and NASDAQ futures down 0.7%. Commodities are mixed

Stocks Slip, Cryptocurrencies Crash, Canada Budget Today

US index futures are down 0.2%-0.5% this morning in what appears to be normal consolidation following Friday’s gains of 0.1% to 0.5% that drove the Dow and the S&P 500 to new daily and weekly closing highs. Economic and earnings