Biggest Threats and Opportunities Ahead of Huge Fed News

by | Dec 13, 2021 | Market Updates

The holidays are coming up fast, the markets are gearing up for an eventful week — and more in Monday’s stock market recap.

As we do every Monday, let’s take a look at the biggest threats and opportunities for the week ahead. And this time around, there are a lot of them, largely in the form of official reports.

On Tuesday, we have the Producers Price Index, which tells us how much pressure industrial production faces from both inflation and ever-persistent bottlenecks.

Then on Wednesday, we have both the retail sales report and the Federal Open Market Committee announcement. 

Retail sales are crucial because it makes up two-thirds of our economy. But more importantly, the FOMC announcement should  give us some direction on what the Federal Reserve plans to do in regards to its bond-buying program.

In this morning’s stock market recap video, you’ll learn about a surprising reading from market internals… the most likely scenario for the next few trading sessions… a heat map showing you the hottest sectors…technical analysis of the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq… a full update on the bond market and how Fed data is driving price action this week… and the biggest reports that could influence market action in the next few sessions. 

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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers

This morning’s stock market futures recap: 

DOW (mini)

  • Close: 35,970.99. 
  • Futures: 35,842. 
  • Change: -33. 

S&P 500 (mini)

  • Close: 4,712.02. 
  • Futures: 4,707.5. 
  • Change: +4.25. 

NASDAQ (mini)

  • Close: 16,331.98. 
  • Futures: 16,378.5. 
  • Change: +47. 

RUSSELL (mini)

  • Close: 2,211.81. 
  • Futures: 2,207. 
  • Change: -2.4. 

Note: Updated as of 09:24 a.m. EST

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To kick off the week, each Monday video will outline my weekly outlook and any actionable announcements, news or catalysts I’m watching. I’ll also outline exactly which opportunities I expect to unfold in the coming five trading days, so check out this short video for more information!

Check back each morning for Roger’s Radar and the most important news and numbers in the WealthPress stock market recap.

WRITTEN BY<br>Roger Scott

WRITTEN BY
Roger Scott

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