Tesla, T-Mobile, Walmart, Walgreens: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today
By Mischa Frankl-Duval
Here's what we are watching as markets kick into gear Tue
-- U. S. stock futures edged down Tuesday, signaling that major
benchmarks will pare back gains a day after they closed at record
Futures tied to Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked down 0.7%.
The index of blue-chip companies on Monday rose to an all-time high
and closed just short of the 30000-point milestone level. Contracts
linked to the S&P 500 slid 0.6%. Read our full market wrap
-- What's coming up. U.S. retail sales figures for October, due
at 8:30 a.m. ET, are expected to show a sixth straight monthly
increase, buoyed by steady job creation and early holiday
Companies including Alphabet, Etsy, Dropbox, Spotify and Roku
will present at a conference hosted by RBC Capital Markets.
Market Movers to Watch
-- Tesla shares jumped more than 13% premarket after S&P Dow
Jones Indices said it would add the electric car maker to the
S&P 500 index.
-- T-Mobile US shares rose 2.6% to $134. Wells Fargo yesterday
set a $150 price target for the stock.
-- Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance fell 11.8% and CVS fell 9%
after Amazon launched an online pharmacy service.
-- Shares of Walmart rose 0.6% after the retailing giant
reported earnings that exceeded analysts' expectations.
-- Home Depot shares dropped 1.8% after it delivered its
third-quarter earnings report.
-- Ra Medical Systems fell more than 20% following news the
company's board approved a 1-for-25 reverse stock split.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
November 17, 2020 07:56 ET (12:56 GMT)
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