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 0.9%.
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 0.8%. Read our full market wrap
here.U.S. retail sales for October increased less than expected, up
0.3%, where analysts had expected a gain of 0.5%.
-- What's coming up. Companies including Alphabet, Etsy,
Dropbox, Spotify and Roku will present at a conference hosted by
RBC Capital Markets.
Tesla will be added to the S&P 500 next month, marking a
milestone for the electric-car maker and bringing an already
massive company into the mix. Its shares are up more than 12%
Market Movers to Watch
-- 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 9.4% and CVS fell
7.3% after Amazon launched an online pharmacy service.
-- Shares of Walmart fell 1.6% after quarterly sales rose at a
slower pace than earlier in the coronavirus pandemic.
-- Home Depot shares dropped 1.7% after it delivered its
third-quarter earnings report.
-- Ra Medical Systems fell more than 15% 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 09:08 ET (14:08 GMT)
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