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.
US equities sink on Trump’s legal woes
On Wednesday, American stock futures declined a bit because Donald Trump's political position was endangered by the criminal convictions of two ex-advisers as well as and on caution ahead of US-China trade negotiations.
On Tuesday, Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was suddenly found guilty on tax as well as bank fraud charges after Trump's ex-personal attorney Michael Cohen had been plead guilty to a number of charges.
Additionally, market participants also paid attention to the upcoming trade negotiations, the minutes from the Fed’s last gathering as well as earnings reports from a bunch of American retailers. US leader has stressed that he doesn’t expect these talks to be successful.
The benchmark S&P 500 boasts the longest-ever bull-market marathon that showed up just a day after the index reached an all-time intraday maximum.
On Tuesday, stock futures started lower following news on Cohen and Manafort, although they have managed to gain ground later.
ET, Dow e-minis headed south by 0.06%. S&P 500 e-minis inched down by 0.11%, while Nasdaq 100 e-minis decreased nearly 0.25 points.
The minutes of the Fed's August policy gathering is anticipated to reaffirm the major US financial institution’s confidence in the American economy as well as its commitment to future rate lifts.
US leader has been quite critical as for higher interest rates. What’s more, he has asked the key US bank to do more to assist him in stimulating the American economy.
Among equities, stocks of Target managed to edge up by 5.1% in premarket trade after the retailer reported quarterly same-store sales above experts’ forecasts and also raised its full-year revenue estimate.
Lowe's went down by 2.6% after the home improvement retailer missed experts’ forecast for quarterly same-store sales and also cut its full-year revenue and sales estimate.
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 Federal Open Market Committee, a committee within the Federal Reserve, will reveal a detailed record of the central bank’s last meeting on July 6 at 21:00 MT.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will announce its cash rate and make a statement about future rate policy on Tuesday, July 5, at 07:30 MT.
The US Institute for Supply Management will release ISM manufacturing PMI on July 1, 17:00 GMT+3.