5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, April 4

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks higher but key Treasury spreads remain inverted Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 31, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures rose modestly Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq looking the strongest. Twitter shares … Read more

Joe Manchin opposes SEC climate disclosure rule

Chairman Joe Manchin, DW.Va., conducts a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on domestic and international energy price trends, in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. tom williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday that he is “deeply concerned” about the new climate disclosures proposed by the … Read more

Jamie Dimon says inflation, Ukraine war may dramatically increase risks for US

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, January 16, 2019. Carlos Allegri | Reuters Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of the biggest US bank by assets, pointed to a potentially unprecedented combination of risks facing the country in his annual shareholder letter. Three forces are … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P 500 notches third straight week of gains

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 25, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock index futures were flat during overnight trading Sunday, after the S&P 500 posted a third straight week of gains. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slide 14 points. S&P 500 futures were flat, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined … Read more

New vehicles must average 40 mpg by 2026, up from 28 mpg

DETROIT (AP) — New vehicles sold in the US will have on average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026, up from about 28 mpg, under new federal rules unveiled Friday that undo a rollback of standards enacted under President Donald Trump. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said its new fuel … Read more

Restaurants are getting creative with menus to counter soaring food costs

Long Beach Fish Grill’s menu board Source: Jessica Dinglasan Jessica Dinglasan, owner of Long Beach Fish Grill in Long Beach, California, never used to write “market price” on her menu. But now the halibut fish she sources costs more than $30 a pound, nearly double what it was a year ago, and the 13-gallon container … Read more

Euro zone inflation: March 2022 ECB policy

Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank. Daniel Roland | dpa | Getty Images The cost of living hit another record high in the euro zone last month, raising further questions about how the European Central Bank can stabilize such rapidly rising consumer prices. Headline inflation came in at 7.5% for March on an … Read more

The Great Resignation is still in full swing. Here’s what to know

A Now Hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, on March 16, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | dpa | Getty Images The pandemic-era trend known as the “Great Resignation” remains a prominent feature of the labor market, as favorable conditions lead workers to quit their jobs at near-record levels in search of better … Read more

Walgreens, AMD, Dell and more

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a Walgreens store in San Francisco, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Walgreens—The drug store chain fell about 5% after the company reported its quarterly results. Despite recording a beat on earnings, it did not … Read more