S&P 500 futures ease from Nvidia-inspired record high 

U.S. stock futures took a step back on Friday, easing after a powerful rally sparked by results from chipmaker Nvidia that stoked enthusiasm about a possible artificial-intelligence revolution.

The Hedge Funds That Changed the Game 

Billions of dollars have poured into multimanager firms in the past few years, but few have managed to match the success of Citadel, Millennium and Point72.

Oil Market Gets a Russian Lesson: Sell on the Sound of Cannons 

On the second anniversary of the Ukraine invasion and amid ongoing attacks on a vital energy shipping corridor, the oil price is stuck in peacetime.

Pro Take: Companies Find Pricing Power in Times of Crisis, Complicating Inflation Fight 

Companies have learned how to not only survive times of economic crises, but often to thrive, as evidenced by a march higher in corporate profits the past two and a half decades.

As Trading Frenzies Grip Penny Stocks, Criticism of Nasdaq Grows 

Bit Brother, a tiny Chinese cryptocurrency company, reached nearly 30% of U.S. stock-market volume late last year.

What Companies Need to Know When Accounting for Leap Day 

From same-store sales to interest-rate calculations, the ripples of an added day at the end of February present CFOs with extra considerations.

German Business Sentiment Brightens Slightly 

Germany business sentiment improved a little in February, as expectations for the economy recovered somewhat, signaling that some of the weaknesses plaguing the economy could be fading.

U.K. Consumer Confidence Ticks Down on Weaker View of Economy 

U.K. consumers are a little less upbeat in February, with concerns over the state of the economy growing ahead of a likely election this year, a monthly survey published Friday said.

"What's the Rush?" to Cut Interest Rates, Asks Fed Gov. Waller 

Higher-than-expected January inflation and a strong economy mean the Fed should wait to lower interest rates, Waller said.

China's Real-Estate Crisis Just Got Worse 

A prolonged fall in home prices shows the huge task facing policymakers, who have so far proved unable to turn the market around.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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