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.
Wall Street extends ascend to second day on upbeat mood
On Monday, gains in consumer discretionary and technology stocks helped Wall Street to extend Friday's ascend, with the resumption of US-China trade negotiations soothing some of the worries that had impacted the market in the second half of the previous year.
The benchmark S&P 500's 1.3% surge contributed to a 3.4% leap on Friday, when firm American jobs data soothed fears over economic health and the Fed calmed nerves over interest rate lifts affecting economic surge.
Worries of a global deceleration have provoked a steep rebound in the markets for the last few months and in experts’ estimates for corporate surge. However, since reaching a 20-month minimum on Christmas Eve just a rounding error from levels associated with a bear market, the S&P has headed north more than 9%.
China’s foreign ministry told that the Asian country is all geared towards resolving trade clashes with America. On the contrary, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told he sees a really good chance that the opponents will finally get a reasonable settlement.
10 of the 11 key S&P sectors managed to ascend. The biggest profit was reported by the consumer discretionary index that tacked on by 2.74%, led by profits in Amazon.com Inc as well as Netflix Inc.
As for energy stocks SPNY, they tacked on by 2% due to the fact that crude prices went up by approximately 3% on support from OPEC production cuts.
The technology sector SPLRCT managed to surge by 1.47%. In addition to this, the Philadelphia Semiconductor index, made up of numerous companies dependent on China for revenue, tacked on by 2.76%.
ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied by 1.02% being worth 23,673.06. As for the S&P 500, it surged by up to 1.33% hitting 2,565.61.
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 dollar is heading to close the seventh day in the red as it remains under selling pressure. The US data at 15:30 GMT+3 (jobless claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index) may support the greenback if it's strong.
Canada will publish the Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on October 22, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).