Futures lower ahead of Yellen keynote speech Stock futures are trading slightly lower following reports that a Russian convoy had crossed the Ukrainian border without permission. Investors hope the market can continue its winning ways after the S&P hit a new all-time high, the Nasdaq reached a new 14 year high and the Dow closes in on a new record. Janet Yellen will deliver the keynote speech in Jackson Hole today at 10:00 am and investors will be listening for clues about any changes in monetary policy.
On The Fly: Morning Wrap-Up for August 22 Globex S&P futures are recently up 00.70 from previous day’s SPX cash close. Nikkei 225 down 0.30%, DAX down 0.36%. WTI Crude oil is recently at $93.59, natural gas up 0.87%, gold at $1281 an ounce, and copper up 0.58%.