Stock market today: Live updates

Stock market today: Live updates

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Traders deal with the flooring of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), June 29, 2023.

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Stock futures were little bit altered Wednesday as traders competed with Fitch’s current downgrade of the United States’ long-lasting ranking.

Futures connected to the S&P 500 acquired 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures included 0.1%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures, on the other hand, climbed up 49 points or 0.1%.

In after-hours action, shares of chipmaker Qualcomm slipped almost 7% after the business missed out on experts’ expectations on financial third-quarter income and assistance for the present duration. DoorDash included 4.2% after beating expectations on income.

Wednesday’s routine trading session saw a high sell-off that weighed the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite down by more than 2%. It marked the worst day considering that February for the index, as tech stocks toppled amidst a spike in bond yields. Both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average likewise closed lower.

Fitch Ratings cut the United States’ long-lasting foreign currency provider default ranking to AA+ from AAA late Tuesday, pointing out “expected fiscal deterioration” over the next 3 years in addition to deteriorating governance. Previously, stocks were publishing a strong string of gains, led by development names.

“Sometimes markets require to absorb a [torrent] of gains and this, paired with a choppy seasonal background, was poised for a pullback,” stated Quincy Krosby, primary worldwide strategist for LPLFinancial “Fitch provided the rationale.”

Investors are turning their concentrate on Thursday to tech bellwether Apple and e-commerce giant Amazon, as both will be publishing outcomes after the close. Thus far, almost 67% of the constituents in the S&P 500 have actually provided their most current quarterly reports, with about 81% of those business beating expectations, according to FactSet.

In the method of financial information, traders will be getting ready for weekly preliminary unemployed claims, in addition to resilient products orders. The centerpiece will be Friday’s July payrolls report.