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The Strongest and Weakest Stocks as Retailers Lower Guidance

by | Aug 24, 2022

The market remains flat as investors await guidance from the Federal Reserve’s symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which kicks off Thursday — and more in Wednesday’s stock market recap.

While inflation appears to have peaked, it may be too soon for the Fed to ease up in regard to upcoming interest rate hikes.

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) beat estimates for earnings and revenue, but warned they’re starting to see softer demand and inventory issues.

High-end retailers scaling back their outlooks shows consumers are spending less money on apparel and more on essentials like food and other household necessities.

Earnings season continues with tech companies Salesforce Inc. (NYSE: CRM) and Nvidia Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA) reporting earnings after the bell Wednesday, and discount retailers Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) and Dollar Tree Inc. (Nasdaq: DLTR) before the open on Thursday.

In this morning’s stock market recap video, I’ll reveal the critical resistance levels being broken… which stocks to fade… which stocks are the safest to own right now… why this week is huge for the bond market… an update on volatility… the biggest factors driving price action… the one sector that investors are reconsidering… and the stocks to avoid — big time!

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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers

This morning’s stock market futures recap:

DOW (mini)

  • Close: 32,909.59.
  • Futures: 32,881.
  • Change: -20.

S&P 500 (mini)

  • Close: 4,128.73.
  • Futures: 4,132.
  • Change: +1.5.

NASDAQ (mini)

  • Close: 12,881.79.
  • Futures: 12,897.5.
  • Change: +1.

RUSSELL (mini)

  • Close: 1,919.14.
  • Futures: 1,921.3.
  • Change: +0.6.

Note: Updated as of 9:14 a.m. EDT

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WRITTEN BY<br>Roger Scott

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