Stock futures edge higher of final January session, S&P heads for worst month since March 2020

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the opening bell on January 25, 2022. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Stock futures rose in overnight trading Sunday as investors braced for the last trading day in what could be the worst month for the S&P 500 since March … Read more

Editorial: Crack down on insider trading in Washington | Editorials

In the past two years, we have been treated to a series of exposes of high government officials who have tried to enrich themselves by trading on what looks like inside information. Congress needs to put a stop to this. The perpetrators range from senators and judges to members of the Federal Reserve Board. A … Read more

Some Dems see Congress stock trading ban as ‘revenge’ on Joe Manchin

Supporters of a law that would make members of Congress place their assets in blind trusts and prevent them from trading individual stocks say the measure will help restore public confidence in lawmakers — but some Democrats also see an added bonus: revenge on Joe Manchin. The West Virginia senator infuriated his fellow Democrats by … Read more

Nasdaq 100 futures fall after Netflix’s earnings disappoint

US stock index futures fell during overnight trading Thursday after a disappointing earnings report from Netflix, based on lower major averages during regular trading. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 14 points. S&P 500 futures are down 0.24%, while Nasdaq 100 futures are down 0.6%. Netflix shares fell 19% during extended trading … Read more