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Nasdaq 100, S&P 500 Lengthen Losses, Dow Jones Ekes Out Small Achieve


US Inventory Market Key Factors:

  • TheS&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 proceed to fall amid world recession fears and dangers to monetary stability. The Dow Jones bucks the pattern with a small acquire
  • BoE’s Bailey confirms the top of the emergency bond shopping for program
  • All eyes are on tomorrow’s PPI and FOMC minutes. CPI report is on Thursday

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U.S. inventory indexes traded decrease on Tuesday amid rising recession fears, spurred by IMF warnings of worsening macroeconomic circumstances following the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine, persistently excessive inflation and slowing exercise in China. Because the session progressed, shares seesawed, however then prolonged losses as yields erased a big pullback to finish almost unchanged.

Specializing in the IMF and the World Financial institution, each organizations famous that a lot of the worldwide economic system is headed for recession subsequent yr, whereas monetary stability dangers are tilted to the draw back. The IMF downgraded the 2023 development for a lot of economies, stressing that “the worst is but to return”. The establishment highlighted that China’s actual property disaster is worsening and there are rising dangers of contagion to banks, native governments, and companies. As for the U.S., it’s anticipated to develop a skimpy 1.6% in 2022 and 1.0% subsequent yr, however international locations similar to Germany and Italy are projected to contract in 2023.

The bitter tone set by this gloomy outlook gave traders no purpose to purchase dangerous belongings on the opening bell, however the launch of the most recent NY Federal Reserve shopper survey and a spherical of Fed rhetoric gave a way of reduction earlier than the market closed.

The NY Fed’s September survey of shopper expectations confirmed that contributors undertaking their spending will enhance by 6% over the subsequent yr, down from August’s 7.8% prediction. Relating to inflation, shoppers count on value pressures to rise much less aggressively within the close to time period however will stay excessive over the medium time period. Respondents see inflation at 5.4% in a single yr, down from 5.7% in August, which is the bottom studying in twelve months.

On the shut, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 fell 0.65% and 1.24% respectively, however the Dow Jones bucked the pattern, notching a small acquire of 0.12%. 4 of the eleven sectors of the S&P superior. Actual property, shopper staples and healthcare completed in optimistic territory, whereas the communications and the know-how sectors led the decline.


From a technical standpoint, the S&P 500 constructed a streak of 5 consecutive days of losses after rallying within the first two days of October amid 3Q rebalancing flows. In the course of the session, bears broke the important thing assist degree of 3600 which is close to the 50% Fibonacci retracement degree and converges with the 200-week transferring common. The low of the day was 3579. If we see a weekly shut beneath 3600, the subsequent flooring is seen round 3540.

S&P 500 (ES1) Mini Futures Weekly Chart


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Wanting forward, merchants ought to watch the FOMC minutes and US PPI on Wednesday. On Thursday, the main target needs to be on the September inflation report previous to the official begin of the third quarter earnings season on Friday.


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—Written by Cecilia Sanchez-Corona, Analysis Crew, DailyFX

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