Dow futures rallied as investors focused on the economy reopening despite civil unrest

U.S. stock futures were higher in early trading on Tuesday as investors grappled with civil unrest around the country as states try to reopen the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Retailers and restaurants hit in protests, adding to coronavirus damage

Many retailers and restaurants, already crippled by the coronavirus pandemic, are grappling with damage to their properties and new closures following protests sparked by the death of George Floyd that have sometimes turned violent.

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Stocks, Futures Drop Ahead of Trump’s China Talk: Markets Wrap

Stocks fell with U.S. futures on Friday as President Donald Trump’s planned press conference on China threatened to further stoke tensions between the world’s two largest economies. Treasuries gained alongside most European bonds.

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Unemployment Claims Eased to 2.1 Million Last Week

By Eric Morath, Wall street Journal— U.S. workers filed 2.1 million jobless claims last week, extending a downward trend but remaining multiple times higher than before the coronavirus pandemic. The Labor Department’s tally of filings for unemployment benefits was down compared to 2.4 million the prior week. Weekly unemployment claims—a proxy for layoffs—have held above 2 million […]

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Dow futures edge higher after blue-chip index rallies back above 25,000

Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. market indexes edged higher early Thursday as investors looked to add to Wall Street’s robust gains so far this week.

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An ‘Avalanche of Evictions’ Could Be Bearing Down on America’s Renters

The United States, already wrestling with an economic collapse not seen in a generation, is facing a wave of evictions as government relief payments and legal protections run out for millions of out-of-work Americans who have little financial cushion and few choices when looking for new housing.

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