economy

Bonds flash recession warning light as key part of the yield curve inverts again

The bond market is flashing a warning that the economy may be falling or already has fallen into recession, according to one closely watched measure. Market pros watch the spread on the Treasury yield curve, or the difference between the longer duration Treasury yields and shorter duration yields. Normally, longer duration yields, like the yield …

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Tesla, Occidental Petroleum, Exxon Mobil and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Tesla (TSLA) – Tesla delivered 254,695 vehicles during the second quarter, down 17.9% from the first quarter and below what analysts had predicted. China’s Covid-19 shutdowns were a key factor in holding back production. Tesla fell 1% in premarket trading. Occidental Petroleum (OXY) – Occidental gained …

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Hiking interest rates the wrong solution to inflation problem: Analyst

Raising interest rates to tame demand — and therefore inflation — is not the right solution, as high prices have been driven mainly by supply chain shocks, one analyst said. Global manufacturers and suppliers have been unable to produce and deliver goods to consumers efficiencies during the Covid lockdowns. And more recently, imposed sanctions on …

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Stock futures inch higher after another losing week on Wall Street

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, July 1, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures inched higher in overnight trading after the major averages finished another losing week. Stock futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18 points or 0.06%. S&P 500 futures inched 0.18% higher, and Nasdaq 100 futures added 0.43%. The moves …

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Stock futures are flat after another losing week on Wall Street

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, July 1, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures were flat in overnight trading after the major averages finished another losing week. Stock futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 30 points or 0.11%. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.08%, and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.04%. The moves come …

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