Accessing the stock futures page on CNN involves navigating to the Money pages of CNN.com. The CNN stock futures page displays quotes from S&P, Nasdaq and Dow Jones Indices, with fair value provided by IndexArb.com, as stated on the website.
Stock futures are essentially agreement contracts to purchase or sell a commodity at a predetermined future date. As opposed to stock options, stock futures are binding and its traders are obligated to fulfill the terms of the contract, notes Investopedia.
Most of the stock quotes on the CNN Money pages are provided by BATS and are displayed in real time, as stated on the website. The following shows how to access the stock futures page on the website.
- Go to the website
- Go to the Money pages
- Go to the Premarkets page
Type CNN.com into the browser and press Enter.
Navigate to the CNN Money pages by clicking on the "Money" link at located at the top of the home page right below the main menu.
Mouse over to the Markets option on the CNN Money main page to display the sub menu. Select and click on the Premarkets option on the sub menu. This will display the stock futures quotes along with the latest quotes from world market and commodities indices, as well as the currency exchange rates.