The S&P 500 futures are down 35 points and are trading 0.9% below fair value. The Nasdaq 100 futures are down 146 points and are trading 1.2% below fair value. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are down 254 points and are trading 0.7% below fair value.
A lower open is indicated with carryover momentum from Friday'sretreat. Market participants will be eyeing the S&P 500 50-day moving average (4,004) as the selling effort brings the market close to testing that level.
Weakness also showed up in overseas markets with major Asian and European indices tracking lower in sympathy with Wall Street. The sentiment shift is rooted in an awareness that Fed Chair Powell tried to drive home the point that the Fed may have to be restrictive for longer to bring down inflation.
Also, Bitcoin is back under $20,000, down 0.9% to $19,815. Ethereum is down 2.4% to $1,448.
Separately, Iran nuclear deal talks are being extended a few more weeks amid disagreements, according to Bloomberg. WTI crude oil futures are up 0.5% to $93.55/bbl.
Treasury yields continue to rise. The 2-yr note yield is up five basis points to 3.45% while the 10-yr note yield is up seven basis points to 3.11%.
In corporate news:
Netflix (NFLX 220.53, -2.75, -1.23%): mulling $7-9 price tag for ad supported service, according to Bloomberg
Catalent (CTLT 90.10, -9.60, -9.63%): beats by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides FY23 revs below consensus
Pinduoduo (PDD 66.44, +8.87, +15.41%): reports Q2 results; beats on EPS and revs
Reviewing overnight developments:
Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region began the week on a mostly lower note. Japan's Nikkei: -2.7%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: -0.7%, China's Shanghai Composite: +0.1%, India's Sensex: -1.5%, South Korea's Kospi: -2.2%, Australia's ASX All Ordinaries: -2.1%.
In economic data:
China's July Industrial Profit -1.1% YTD (last 1.0%) o Japan's June Leading Index 100.9 (last 101.2) and Coincident Indicator 3.7% m/m (last 4.1%)
Australia's July Retail Sales 1.3% m/m (expected 0.3%; last 0.2%)
Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda said at the Jackson Hole Symposium that monetary easing needs to continue until wages and prices rise in a sustainable manner.
Officials from South Korea and China have reportedly agreed to establish a supply chain council.
China is reportedly tightening coronavirus restrictions in Hebei province.
Major European indices trade sharply lower while the U.K.'s FTSE is closed for a bank holiday. STOXX Europe 600: -1.3%, Germany's DAX: -1.3%, U.K.'s FTSE 100: CLOSED, France's CAC 40: -1.8%, Italy's FTSE MIB: -1.1%, Spain's IBEX 35: -1.3%.
No economic data
European Central Bank policymaker Schnabel repeated that inflation is at an uncomfortably high level and that central banks need to act forcefully to bring it down.
Separately, ECB policymaker Kazaks said that 50- and 75-bps rate hikes should be discussed in September.
France may implement a new tax on corporate profits.
U.S. equity futures:
S&P 500 Futures: -35 @ 4,023
DJIA Futures: -249 @ 32,031
Nasdaq 100 Futures: -138 @ 12,467
Europe: DAX -1.3%, FTSE CLOSED, CAC -1.8%
Asia: Nikkei -2.7%, Hang Seng -0.7%, Shanghai Composite +0.1%
Crude Oil +0.41 @ 93.47
Nat Gas +0.135 @ 9.404
Gold -12.90 @ 1736.90
Silver -0.398 @ 18.348
Copper -0.1095 @ 3.5875
Catalent (CTLT) beats by $0.04, reports revs in-line; guides FY23revs below consensus
Pinduoduo (PDD) reports Q2 results
SelectQuote (SLQT) reports Q4 (Jun) results, misses on revs
Iran nuclear deal talks extended a few more weeks amid disagreements, according to Bloomberg
Ukraine warns there is a risk of hydrogen and radioactive leaks at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. International Atomic Energy Agency plans to inspect the plant this week, according to Axios
Republicans are expected to win House majority with 226 seats, down 4 seats from last month's projection, according to CBS News
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is concerned that Fed policies will result in recession, according to CNN
Latest coronavirus vaccines are expected to be available before human testing is completed. FDA approval is expected this week, according to the Wall Street Journal
Health officials are optimistic about decline in monkeypox cases, according to the Washington Post
Airlines are still cutting schedules amid labor shortages and other issues, according to the Wall Street Journal
3M (MMM) issues statement regarding bankruptcy court decision; 3M separation of Food Safety business remains on track for targeted September 1closing
Abbott (ABT) reopens Michigan formula plant production, according to Reuters
Albemarle (ALB) concludes strategic review of Catalysts business; will retain under a separate, to-be-named entity and wholly owned subsidiary of Albemarle
Amarin (AMRN) reports new REDUCE-IT data showing VASCEPA/VAZKEPA (icosapent ethyl) reduced cardiovascular events in patients who are current or former smokers
Amgen (AMGN) presents new data at ESC 2022 showing long-term ldl-c lowering with REPATHA (evolocumab) was well-tolerated for more than 8 years
Amplify Energy (AMPY) settles with U.S. Attorney's Office to resolve matters associated with Southern California pipeline incident
Apple (AAPL) VR headset could be named "Reality," according to Bloomberg
Arlo Technologies (ARLO) CFO Gordon Mattingly to resign, appoints Kurt Binder as CFO, effective September 26
AstraZeneca (AZN): New data show FARXIGA significantly lowers the risk of cardiovascular death in patients with heart failure
Bristol-Myers (BMY) reports Late-Breaking Results From Phase 2 AXIOMATIC-SSP Study of Milvexian Shows Favorable Antithrombotic Profile in Combination With Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
CalAmp (CAMP) announces that CFO Kurt Binder is stepping down to pursue another opportunity
Dell (DELL) ends operations in Russia, according to Reuters
Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC): Truth Social is experiencing financial problems, according to the Washington Post
Disney (DIS) aiming to broadcast cricket events in India, according to the Wall Street Journal
ESS Inc. (GWH) names Vince Canino COO
Flex (FLEX) receives shareholder approval to purchase up to 20% of its shares, board has authorized management to continue its share repurchase plan in an amount not to exceed $1 bln
Goldman Sachs (GS) has been impacted by employee departures, according to the New York Post
Hill International (HIL) and GISI announce enhancements to their strategic merger agreement
Honda Motor (HMC): LG Energy Solution and HMC to form joint venture for EV Battery production in the U.S.
IDEAYA Biosciences (IDYA) announces achievement of first milestone in ongoing collaboration with GSK (GSK) for potential first-in-class pol theta helicase inhibitor development candidate
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) unit presents Final analysis of Phase 2 GRIFFIN Study of DARZALEX
Life Time (LTH) CFO to retire; names Robert Houghton as CFO
Medtronic (MDT) Extravascular ICD meets global pivotal clinical trial's safety and effectiveness endpoints
Merck (MRK) to present new data at ESMO 2022 Congress from its broad oncology portfolio and promising pipeline, demonstrating commitment to improving long-term survival in multiple types of cancer
Meta (META) settles Cambridge Analytica lawsuit, according to the Wall Street Journal
Netflix (NFLX) mulling $7-9 price tag for ad supported service, according to Bloomberg
Petrobras (PBR) comments on pieces of news in the media
Raytheon Technologies (RTX) awarded a $182 mln US Army contract for surface-to-air missile systems
Silicon Labs (SLAB) announces that its board of directors has increased the authorization for the repurchase of the company's common stock by $200 mln
Teva Pharma (TEVA) receives EC marketing authorization for Ranivisio
Tyson Foods (TSN): China aiming to halt some meat imports from TSN, according to Bloomberg
Wendy's (WEN) has pulled sandwich lettuce from several hundred stores, according to Bloomberg
Camping World (CWH) to acquire the Clear Creek RV Center dealerships located in Silverdale and Puyallup, Washington; terms not disclosed
DHT (DHT) announces sale of DHT Edelweiss