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S&P 500 Extends Slide as Merchants Eye Financial Information, Financial institution Earnings


S&P 500 – Speaking Factors

  • S&P 500 sinks by 1% as merchants brace for CPI on Thursday
  • Fedspeak stays hawkish as FOMC appears to speak down market
  • Financial institution earnings to set the tone for Q3 earnings season

Shares are sliding to start out the week as merchants stay on edge forward of Thursday’s US CPI print. Threat property have struggled currently as markets as soon as once more are pressured to digest the prospect {that a} Fed pivot will not be imminent. With Fed Chair Jerome Powell not altering his tune from Jackson Gap, subsequent Fedspeak has reiterated the hawkish intent of the FOMC. Equities nonetheless proceed to tread water as charges and FX markets proceed to flash warning indicators.

This week sees a major quantity of occasion danger, as merchants will look to navigate Thursday’s US CPI print and the primary wave of company earnings. Whereas the market will seemingly be risky into and after CPI, the market is successfully priced for 75 foundation factors in November, and the bar stays extraordinarily excessive for this to vary. Friday sees Citi, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, and Morgan Stanley all report earnings. Financial institution CEO commentary can be key, as they may seemingly give key steerage on the state of the financial system and the US client. Whereas buying and selling revenues could also be elevated resulting from volatility, earnings could also be dampened by mortgage loss provisions and slowing M&A exercise.

S&P 500 Futures 1 Hour Chart


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After a surprising decline in Friday’s session following the nonfarm payrolls print, S&P 500 futures (ES) picked up on the Sunday open proper the place they left off on Friday. An preliminary hole decrease was crammed throughout the APAC session, however the transient rally into the 3660 space was promptly rejected following the opening bell in New York. As gravity continues to behave on fairness markets, slowly pulling the varied benchmarks again to pre-pandemic ranges, the trail of least resistance continues to level decrease.

With YTD lows for ES firmly in sight, poor sentiment and continued expectations of a hawkish Fed may even see ES commerce all the way down to main Fib assist round 3500. As rate of interest volatility stays elevated, it stays troublesome to see a interval wherein equities can mount a sustained rally. When your rallies are attributable to quick overlaying, it’s protected to say your markets are underneath critical strain. I proceed to assist the notion of promoting into energy on this market, as equities proceed to make a sequence of decrease highs and decrease lows on an extended timeframe.


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— Written by Brendan Fagan

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