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Christie cries and Scotland party as England await at Euro 2020, Grealish ‘good enough for Barcelona’, Solskjaer backed by Woodward – football news and transfer gossip live

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest sports news, gossip and expert opinion on all the big talking points, plus reaction to Scotland’s dramatic Euro 2020 play-off victory. HEADLINES Jack Grealish ‘good enough for Barcelona’ as even Roy Keane praises Aston Villa captain after starring for England again Ed Woodward says Manchester United ‘remain absolutely committed’ to Ole Gunnar […] talkSPORT

Futures hold steady as investors await progress on stimulus talks

Finance
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is pictures on May 26, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City.Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty ImagesFutures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes held steady at the start of the overnight session Wednesday evening and pointed to muted moves when regular trading in New York resumes on Thursday.Dow futures lost 17 points in extended trading, a move of less than 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures were also little changed and pointing to modest moves on Thursday.The after-hours moves came on the heels of losses on Wall Street during Wednesday's regular session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 97.97 points, or 0.4%, reversing a gain of more than 100 points earlier in the day. The S&P 500 dipped 0.2% while the Nasdaq Composite shed 0.3% ...

Stock futures flat as investors await Fed meeting

Finance
U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading as investors readied for comments from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. Dow futures rose 12 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also set to open flat, with gains of 0.02% and 0.07%, respectively.Better-than-expected earnings from FedEx and Adobe after the bell boosted sentiment. FedEx released a blowout quarter with earnings $ 2.18 per share above analyst estimates, fueled by the e-commerce boom. The shipping company rallied more than 9% in extended trading. Adobe jumped 2% after hours. Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards On Tuesday, the Dow closed up marginally, after gaining more than 200 points earlier in the session. Apple shares came off their highs following the technology giant's new product event, dragging d...

Stock futures flat as investors await stimulus bill, more earnings

Finance
U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading as investors eye any progress from Washington on a new coronavirus stimulus package.The White House and Democratic congressional leaders have reported some progress in the negotiations, but they remain apart on some issues.Dow futures rose 14 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100  futures ticked 0.01% and 0.10% lower, respectively. "I think the expectation for the market is that we are going to get that stimulus," Ally Invest's Lindsay Bell said on CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Tuesday. "There may be a few weeks of waiting while these folks don't get their extra benefits or there may be uncertainty around evictions and that uncertainty could lead to some volatility."Better-than-expected earnings from Disney helped sentiment on Wall Street...
Stock futures flat as investors await Fed’s forecast on the economy

Stock futures flat as investors await Fed’s forecast on the economy

Finance
U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading as investors await clarity on the state of the economy and further stimulus from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.Dow futures rose 12 points, indicating a gain of 0.3% at the open Wednesday. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were also set to open slightly higher, with gains of 2 points and 16 points, respectively.The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were under pressure on Tuesday as stocks benefiting from the economic reopening fell broadly. The Dow fell 300 points or 1.1%, snapping a 6-day winning streak. The 30-stock average was dragged down by a 5.9% drop in Boeing.The S&P 500 lost 0.8%, retreating after briefly turning positive for the year in the previous session."After such a ferocious run in recent weeks, the stock marke...