Every year in early autumn Apple holds its event where it presents new iPhones, Apple Watches, and iPads. This year wasn’t an exclusion. But yesterday’s presentation didn’t result in Apple stock growth, and here’s why.
American futures stand still
On Monday, American futures didn’t change because market participants turn their attention to corporate earnings.
The S&P 500 futures lost 0.02% reaching 2,802.75, while Dow futures inched up 0.03% being worth 25,012.0. At the same time, the tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures acquired 0.08% trading at 7,399.25.
On Monday, American leader Donald Trump wrapped up his European tour, with a one-on-one gathering in Helsinki with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Some experts actually expect Russian President to urge US leader to soften sanctions. American leader has told he’s going to talk about allegations of interfering in the 2016 election to the conflict in Syria.
At the same time, on Monday, earnings season continues in earnest. Blackrock posted higher than anticipated earnings outcomes. Additionally, Bank of America managed to gain 0.53% right after its financial outcomes appeared to be better than anticipated.
Netflix is expected to come up with its financial outcomes after financial markets close. As a matter of fact, the streaming site went up 1.10%. Facebook ascended 0.24%, while General Electric tacked on about 0.36%. Microsoft jumped 0.47%, while Cisco Systems soared 0.34%.
Tesla went down 0.90% because the luxury car maker informed that its Model 3 is ready for sale in North America.
In the European Union, stocks mostly slumped. In Germany, the DAX leapt 0.10%. In France, the CAC 40 headed south 0.18%, while in London, the FTSE 100 inched down approximately 0.71%. At the same time, the European Euro Stoxx 50 headed south about 0.10%, the IBEX 35 decreased 0.19% in Spain.
Aside from that, gold futures managed to inch up to 0.18% coming up with an outcome of $1,243.40 a troy ounce. As for crude futures, they went down nearly 1.83% ending up with $68.67 a barrel.
The USD index, gauging the greenback’s purchasing power versus a bunch of six key currencies, decreased 0.14% reaching 94.31.
Richard Branson offloaded nearly 10 million shares, which equals about 4% of the Virgin Galactic stock, leaving him with an 18% stake.
Today at 00:00 GMT+3 SPCE will present the second quarter 2021 financial results. We will get to know everything about the company's financial condition and plans.
The US Bureau of Economic Analysis will publish Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) on May 27 at 15:30 GMT+3.
The United States will publish the Preliminary GDP on Thursday, May 26, at 15:30 GMT+3.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will publish a monetary policy report and make an update on the interest rate on May 25, at 05:00 GMT+3.