(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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Bank of America and Netflix earnings are in focus today as volatility eased after the weekend missile strikes vs. Syria. Geopolitics could still play a role.
Dow components Johnson & Johnson and IBM report first-quarter earnings this week. Here’s what might be expected from their quarterly reports.
Netflix (NFLX) reports earnings after market close on Monday, Apr. 16. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the company’s quarterly report.
Big bank results looked very good overall. Keep watch for what the CEOs might say in their calls. Market could test key resistance today.
Bank of America (BAC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) report earnings early next week. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the major banks’ quarterly results.
Equity futures were higher Thursday morning as worries about a U.S. missile strike on Syria abated and investors looked forward to what is expected to be a bumper Q1 earnings season.
Big banks JP Morgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC) and Citigroup (C) kick off Q1 earnings season and report quarterly results before the open on Friday, April 13. Here’s what might be expected.
Threat of possible missile strikes against Syria put the market on alert early Wednesday, with stocks falling and volatility rising.
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