Is It Time to Fade Tech and Consumer Stocks?

by | Aug 1, 2022 | Market Updates

The market is down to start August following its best month since 2020 — and more in Monday’s stock market recap.

We had everything under the kitchen sink thrown at us last week — earnings from some of the biggest companies like Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), the latest gross domestic product data, the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate hike…

Wall Street gave us a lot to digest, but since this week will be more subdued in terms of data, the market will have a chance to stand on its own.

The biggest catalysts this week will be earnings reports, with names like Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: AMD) reporting on Tuesday, Fortinet Inc. (Nasdaq: FTNT) and Moderna Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA) on Wednesday, and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) on Thursday, among others.

Image showing companies reporting earnings for the week of August 1, 2022

In this morning’s stock market recap video, I’ll reveal the biggest threats and opportunities for the week…. why I’m concerned that tech and consumer stocks are overdone… the most probable scenario for energy and defensive stocks… the three most important earnings reports to focus on this week… an update on the global economy… plus I’ll point you to several 20-day breakouts we can fade right now!

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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers

This morning’s stock market futures recap:

DOW (mini)

  • Close: 32,845.13.
  • Futures: 32,680.
  • Change: -148.

S&P 500 (mini)

  • Close: 4,130.29.
  • Futures: 4,106.75.
  • Change: -26.75.

NASDAQ (mini)

  • Close: 12,947.98.
  • Futures: 12,901.75.
  • Change: -69.75.

RUSSELL (mini)

  • Close: 1,885.23.
  • Futures: 1,871.8.
  • Change: -13.5.

Note: Updated as of 9:24 a.m. EDT

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!

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WRITTEN BY<br>Roger Scott

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