The major indices opened higher, having turned things around on Thursday following President Joe Biden’s announcement of wider sanctions against Russia — and more in Friday’s stock market recap.
When we look at the market internals, all signs point to a rally.
The put/call ratio is currently above 1, indicating that markets are oversold. We also have less than 20% of stocks in the Nasdaq trading above their 50-day moving averages, which rivals the lows we saw during the worst days of the pandemic.
The markets shouldn’t go much lower, so it’s only a matter of time before we see the rally we’ve been waiting for.
In this morning’s stock market recap video, you’ll discover why U.S. stocks are rising… what the bond market is pointing to… whether current downside pressure will continue… if Federal Reserve data is impacting price action… how to navigate the current volatility levels… plus major levels for two top indices.
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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers
This morning’s stock market futures recap:
- Close: 33,223.83.
- Futures: 33,314.
- Change: +158.
S&P 500 (mini)
- Close: 4,288.7.
- Futures: 4,303.5.
- Change: +19.
- Close: 13,974.67.
- Futures: 14,030.25.
- Change: +63.75.
- Close: 1,995.36.
- Futures: 2,003.1.
- Change: +9.6.
Note: Updated as of 9:16 a.m. EST
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