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5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 6


These are the top news, trends and analyses that traders need in order to get started with trading.

1. After Wall Street’s week of losses, Stocks are expected to rise

Traders are seen working on the New York Stock Exchange’s floor in New York City. June 3, 2022.

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Wall Street was setTo take premarket rises into Monday’s Open after a tough session Friday. This was led lower by the NasdaqIt was a decline of nearly 2.5% Nasdaq, and S&P 500Logged their eighth down week in the past nineAnd held onto the vast majority of the previous week’s respective gains of 6.8% & 6.6%. These were the results of The Dow Jones Industrial AverageIt dropped in its ninth week from the 10 previous, however it retained 6.2% more advance than the week before.

  • Tech stocks, including ApplePremarket, rose to $. Apple will hold its annual developer’s conference on Monday. The shares of AmazonThe premarket price rose 1.5% each to $124, as company’s 20-for-1 stock split goes into effectMonday was open The crypto prices that have traded recently in tandem with technology bounced Monday. bitcoinOver $31,000
  • Investors will receive the following information at the conclusion of each trading week: Federal ReserveHave a look at all the most recent news consumer price index. Economists expect May inflation to rise by 8.2% annually in retail, but it will tick lower for the second month straight.

2. Gas prices rise to $5 per gallon in the U.S.

Prices for gas exceeding $6.00 are displayed at Santa Monica Station, California on May 26, 2022.

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The surge in gasoline prices shows no sign of slowing down, regardless of whether the United States has experienced peak inflation. National average pump price reached nearly $4.87 per gallonAccording to AAA, Monday was the highest day for gas prices. California remained the most expensive state with an average gas price of $6.34/gallon.

These dizzying rises are due to increased demand in the lead up to summer driving season, and an increase in oil prices. It is actually true that West Texas Intermediate Brent crudeThe average barrel price has risen to $120 traders doubtedWhether a 50 percent increase in OPEC+’s monthly output goal would ease tight supply.

3. Chinese riding giant Didi explodes following report on the end of probes

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Chinese ride-hailing industry shares DidiThe Wall Street Journal report that China regulators have concluded a yearlong inquiry into the company led to a surge of more than 50% in US premarket trading on Monday. According to the JournalChinese authorities have announced plans to allow Didi to add new users as well as to restore the app’s status in local app stores.

  • Didi shares fell about 80% despite Monday’s premarket gains. They were $14 per share at their June 2021 IPO. Didi stated in December that it would delist the New York Stock Exchange in favor of a Hong Kong listing.

4. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO seems to have mixed feelings about staffing

Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and Tesla founder at Tesla’s “Gigafactory”, March 22nd 2022 in Gruenheide (southeast of Berlin).

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TeslaChief Executive Officer Elon MuskAccording to Saturday’s official count, the total number of employees at electric vehicle manufacturer was 123. will increaseThe number of salaried workers should remain the same over the next 12 month. These comments seem to reverse the previous week’s emails to employees, which suggested that job cuts of 10% are needed. Musk stated in an additional email that he is working with executives to improve the company’s image. “super bad feeling”The economy. After dropping 9% Friday, Tesla shares surged 3% Monday morning premarket.

  • Musk remarks were brought up by President Obama when asked. Joe BidenOn Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke of economic worries and cuts. FordIt increased investment in new EVs and added 6,000 employees from the Midwest union.

5. JetBlue raises its offer to purchase Spirit Airlines at a low price

LaGuardia International Airport Terminal B for JetBlue or Spirit Airlines in New York.

Leslie Josephs | CNBC

Spirit AirlinesThe premarket price rose by 6% JetBlueOn Monday sweetened its bidThe ultra-low-cost carrier. JetBlue stated in a filing it will increase the breakup fee to $350million and pay $1.50 per share dividend, if the deal is to be completed. All in all, this increases JetBlue’s offering to $31.50 per Spirit Share.

  • JetBlue’s shares had not changed and it offered $30 per share plus a $3 bonus if Spirit agreed to negotiate. Spirit turned down that offer, preferring Frontier Airlines’ lower bid. Frontier Airlines was concerned that JetBlue and JetBlue could not be approved by regulators.
  • This week the parent of FrontierThe company agreed to pay a $250 million breakup fee. Frontier shares dropped 1.6% in Monday’s premarket. Spirit had been scheduled to vote for Frontier’s offer Friday.

— CNBC’s Patti Domm, Arjun Kharpal Lora KolodnyThis report also included contributions from Reuters.

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