U.S. stock futures fell as investors awaited data showing the strength of consumer spending and braced for high-level trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials over the weekend. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

Covid-19 shutdowns had a silver lining for luxury-watch connoisseurs: For once, they didn’t have to compete with well-heeled tourists for a Rolex or Patek Philippe. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

China said it would expand a pilot program for its digital currency to include a number of large cities, advancing a pioneering initiative by a major central bank to launch an electronic payment system. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...