One a difference a few days off makes.
After a challenging week in the red, with investors wringing their hands over skyrocketing inflation data, U.S. stocks are now poised to rise again.
Meanwhile, in China, markets plunged due to the government’s announcement that it will break up Ant Group’s Alipay. The move is intended to curb Chinese tech monopolies.
There’s been much speculation surrounding the potential of a pull back in September, ahead of October earnings results. But, thus far, investors seem to recognize that the Fed is more interested in employment than in inflation.
U.S. stock futures rose as investors reassessed their outlook.
|S&P 500 Futures||4,472.50||23.5||0.53%|
U.S. Dollar and Treasuries
The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell one basis point. The dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies.
|U.S. Dollar Index (DXY):||92.83||+0.25||+0.27%|
|U.S. 1 Year Treasury Bill||0.073%||-0.003||0.075%|
|U.S. 2 Year Treasury Note||0.221%||0.000||0.221%|
|U.S. 5 Year Treasury Note||0.813%||0.002||0.811%|
|U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note||1.329%||-0.013||1.341%|
|U.S. 20 Year Treasury Bond||1.841%||-0.020||1.861%|
|U.S. 30 Year Treasury Bond||1.914%||-0.020||1.934%|
Stocks To Watch
Chinese agriculture products supplier Farmmi announced an underwritten public offering of ordinary shares.The company intends to use the proceeds for capital needs and capital expenditures. The stock plunged as a result.
Leap Therapeutics announced positive data from the Phase 2a clinical trial of DKN-01 antibody in patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer. The company specializes in targeted immuno-oncology therapeutics.
Stocks of Aterian rose after being featured in a favorable report on Seeking Alpha. The report highlighted the company’s investments in the AI and machine learning space, stating that these would likely boost the stock price.
Socks of cybersecurity firm Cyren rose on retail investor interest. Discussions about the company surged on various social media platforms in the past few days.
Commodities To Watch
Oil rose as concerns over U.S. supply outweigh risks on the demand side. Gold was stable.
|WTI Crude Oil||$70.12||0.57%|
|Brent Crude Oil||$73.27||0.48%|
The global crypto market cap is $1.94T, an 8.37% decrease over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin’s dominance is currently 42.93%, an increase of 2.09% in the same period.
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