Economic Data/News

Markets Right Now: US Futures Higher as Dems Regain House

Associated Press | |

The future contract for the Dow rose 0.3 percent to 25,707.00 and that for the S&P 500 added 0.2 percent to 2,764.80.

U.S. Dollar Lower Ahead of Mid-Term Election Despite Upbeat Services Activity

Jacob Maslow | |

​The U.S. dollar was lower on Monday against its rivals as investors shrugged off an upbeat services activity report and focused on mid-term elections this week.

US Stocks Rise as Tech and Internet Companies Bounce Back

Associated Press | |

Stocks have settled down in the last few days as traders wait for results from midterm elections.

​Stocks Bounce Back From Deeply Oversold Levels

Adam Sarhan | |

The key is to see if this bounce can continue or if it is another short-lived rally in a longer downtrend.

US-China Trade Deal Fears and Rising Rates Put Dampener on Global Rally

Guardian Web | |

A strong week for global stocks has ended on an uncertain note at a time of fears over delays to resolve the American trade dispute with China and concerns over rising US interest rates.

Mapping the World’s New Megacities in 2030

Visual Capitalist | |

There are currently 33 megacities in the world with over 10 million inhabitants – but by 2030, there will be six new megacities, including one in the U.S.

US Jobs Report: Wages Grow at Fastest Rate in Decade as 250,000 Jobs Added

Guardian Web | |

Analysts had been expecting the US to add around 188,000 jobs over the month.

Energy Department Says US Is Now World's Top Oil Producer

Associated Press | |

The United States is pumping record amounts of oil, vaulting over Russia to become the world's biggest producer of crude.

With Employers Eager to Fill Jobs, Hiring Could Stay Strong

Associated Press | |

Against the backdrop of next week's midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest it's been in at least two decades.

October Proves Scary Month for Stocks

UPI Top Stories | |

October proved to be a scary month for stocks due to a trade war between the United States and China, higher interest rates and concerns of slowing growth.