(Wednesday Market Open) After several days of tumbling amid trade war fears, markets look like they’re ready to possibly rebound a little Wednesday. Strength in European and Asian indices overnight could help provide some traction, and a slight pullback in bond prices might indicate more willingness among investors to embrace risk.
At the same time, volatility faded a bit, with the Cboe VIX falling back below 13 after rising above 14 earlier this week.
Despite these positive developments and a rally in pre-market trading, there’s no major change on the trade front that’s helped pin down stocks over the last few days. Maybe after a six-day losing streak for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI), people are simply engaged in some bargain hunting. Whether this can give the market a lift that lasts is unclear. We shall see.
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Walmart reports earnings before market open on Thursday, May 17. Here’s a look at what’s been going on at the retail giant leading up to this week’s report.
The retail sector is in focus this week, first with sales data Tuesday, and earnings reports from major department stores and big-box retailers later in the week.
Home improvement retailer Home Depot (HD) reports first-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, May 15. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its report.
Powered by tech and energy, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) enters Friday on a six-day winning streak. News is a little thin today, but retail earnings come into the spotlight next week.
The oil rally seems to be helping the stock market, as is news of muted consumer inflation.
A lower-than-expected April inflation number is helping lend a positive tone on Wall Street early Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) is trying for a fourth-straight higher session.
GPU maker Nvidia (NVDA) reports earnings after market close on Thursday, May 10. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the tech giant’s report.
Geopolitical concerns once again appear in the forefront for investors as President Trump is set to announce his decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran. U.S. stock futures were lower ahead of the announcement.
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