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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, Jan. 27


Investors need the following news, analysis and trends to help them start trading:

1. The stock futures market flips between positive and negative. This reverses overnight losses that were huge.

Trader working, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell can be seen delivering remarks via a screen on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) floor on January 26, 2022.

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Dow futuresAfter falling over 500 points overnight, the market’s volatility continued and Thursday saw the markets flip from positive to negative. After recovering from overnight steep declines, Nasdaq futures ticked up. This is the Dow Jones Industrial AverageClosed down almost 130 points or 0.4% on Wednesday after the close of trading Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome PowellRight plenty of roomTo combat inflation, we will raise our interest rates. Market participants expect four rate increases this year. They will begin in March, when the bond-purchase tapering should end. On Wednesday, the Dow rose more than 500 points to its highest point. rolled overAfter the Fed’s post January meeting update. After the Fed’s post-January meeting update. S&P 500 dipped. It dropped. NasdaqAlthough the edge was slightly higher, it maintained a strong correction.

2. With fast food and media, earnings season continues

McDonald’sThursday’s fourth-quarter earnings report and revenue was released fell shortExpectations as high costs have weighed down its profits. This is the fourth missed quarter in eight. Premarket trading saw the shares fall by more than 2 percent. The sale of McDTech Labs is exempted from charges IBMMcDonald’s earns $2.23 per share for these and other products. Sales rose 13%, to $6.01 Billion.

ComcastOn Thursday, fourth quarter earnings were reported beat estimatesThe top and bottom lines were strong, but it missed out on net additions from high-speed internet customers. Premarket, its shares increased by over 1.5%. Comcast (which owns CNBC, NBC, cable and broadband operators, and the theme parks) also reported increases in its dividend and stock buyback plans.

3. Tesla has more supply chain problems, and no new models for this year

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Tesla late Wednesday delivered better-than-expectedFourth quarter adjusted earnings and revenues But, electric vehicle maker Tesla warned that supply chain disruptions may continue through 2022.

  • The CEO Elon MuskProvided by “product road map”Update: Tesla said it would not be releasing any new models this year. This confirms that there will no Cybertruck in 2022.
  • Musk stated that Tesla has not yet begun work on a $25,000 vehicle. We will at some point. He said that we have plenty on our plates right now.” Tesla shares declined 1% on the premarket.

Dow stock prices will be closed on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. AppleAnd VisaLead the reporting of quarterly results by companies.

4. Fed points out that a rate rise is coming in March according to key economic reports

Bond yields ticked lowerSeveral key economic reports were released on Thursday morning. This is the 10-year Treasury yieldThe index was at 1.8% on Wednesday after rising by 1% on Wednesday. This is because traders understood Powell’s post-meeting remarks to indicate that there may be more drastic policy tightening to protect the labor force and fight inflation. 8.30 a.m. ET The government releases weekly jobless claims, December durable good orders, and its first view at fourth quarter economic growth. The annual rate of GDP growth is expected to be 5.5%, which would more than double the year-ago and prior quarter numbers.

5. Biden has the chance to replace an old liberal at Supreme Court

Stephen Breyer from the Supreme Court testifies before the House Judiciary Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee on The Administrative Conference of the United States of the United States at Capitol Hill, Washington, May 20, 2010.

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President Joe BidenStephen Breyer and Stephen Breyer from the Supreme Court are due to meet at the White House together on Thursday. set to announceAccording to NBC News, a source close to the situation confirms that Breyer has resigned. Biden has a chance of fulfilling his campaign promise that he would nominate a Black woman for the court after Breyer leaves the country’s highest judiciary. After the Senate approved three nominations from former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court now has a Conservative majority of 6-3.

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