February 4, 2023

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Stocks Gain As Investors Anticipate Lower Inflation; Apple Takes Stage| Investor’s Business Daily

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The stock market gained Monday morning and began to recover from last week’s losses as investors anticipated a lower inflation rate to be announced this week. Technology stocks were among Monday’s sector leaders.


The Nasdaq composite jumped 1.8%. The S&P 500 gained 1.4%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.9%.

Volume rose on the Nasdaq and the NYSE compared with the same time on Friday. The Innovator IBD 50 (FFTY) ETF added 0.1%.

The consumer price index for May is scheduled to be announced on Friday. The consensus estimate by economists as surveyed by Econoday is an 8.2% increase, a slight dip from April’s 8.3% rate.

U.S. Stock Market Today Overview

Index Symbol Price Gain/Loss % Change
Dow Jones (0DJIA) 33206.64 +306.94 +0.93
S&P 500 (0S&P5) 4165.15 +56.61 +1.38
Nasdaq (0NDQC ) 12237.12 +224.39 +1.87
Russell 2000 (IWM) 188.46 +1.40 +0.75
IBD 50 (FFTY) 33.00 -0.03 -0.09
Last Update: 10:38 AM ET 6/6/2022

The 10-year U.S. Treasury note increased 4 basis points to 2.98%.

China stocks soared 2.7% Monday, as measured by the Hang Seng Index as Beijing continued to ease some Covid restrictions. The Shanghai and Nikkei 225 indexes also gained.

In Europe, the London FTSE 100 index gained 1.3%, while the German DAX and French CAC 40 jumped more than 1.3%.

Stock Market Today: Techs Surge As Apple Takes The Stage

Apple (AAPL) shares gained 1.7% as the company prepared to take the stage Monday to discuss its new products and services.

The consumer electronics giant will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with a host of software announcements during a keynote presentation. News from the Apple WWDC keynote could be the next catalyst for Apple stock.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based company might use the event to introduce its recently trademarked RealityOS operating system for future headset computers for augmented reality and virtual reality.

The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) gained 1.7%.


2022-06-06 10:48:18

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