The US stock exchanges are likely to present themselves inconsistently on Thursday. During the upward surge of the Dow Jones Industrial waning, profits are expected on the technology-heavy Nasdaq stock exchange. Shares in Apple were wanted in the pre-trading session , Facebook and Microsoft as well as the chip values Micron and AMD
. The Nasdaq 100 Broker IG valued the index 0.73 percent higher to 13,716 points just over an hour before the start.
The Dow had reached a record high at the beginning of the week, but since then the leading index has remained below this high. Most recently, the index with 30 heavyweights was indexed unchanged at the closing price on Wednesday.
The minutes of the latest Fed meeting failed to give prices any more upside in late trading the night before. At the meeting, the central bankers confirmed their recently more optimistic view of the US economy. The government’s stimulus packages and loose monetary policy would support consumer spending, the minutes said.
There was hardly any price-moving news about companies. Twitter shares rose 1.2 percent in pre-trading hours. According to informed persons, the short message service is no longer negotiating with Clubhouse about a takeover of the audio-based social media app, reports the Bloomberg news agency. The room was therefore valued at around four billion US dollars.
The beverage company Constellation Brands published quarterly figures before the market. The manufacturer of Corona beer wants to invest significantly more in the coming year than analysts had expected on average in their estimates. The share price
then lost 3 percent.
In addition, analyst comments caused movement in the pre-market share business: Papers from the chip manufacturer NXP fell 1.3 percent after the investment bank Morgan Stanley removed the stock from the buy list. A buy recommendation from JPMorgan for Fedex In contrast, the logistics share rose by 0.8 percent ./bek/jha/
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