Dow futures tick lower, major earnings ahead By


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By Oliver Gray – U.S. stock futures were trading slightly lower during Sunday’s evening deals, after major benchmark averages finished the week in the red as market participants braced for a deluge of corporate earnings results and economic data.

By 18:45 ET (22:45 GMT) were trading 0.1% lower, while and declined 0.2% apiece.

In the week ahead, investors will be monitoring , , , , preliminary , , , , and .

Quarterly earnings results will also kick into a higher gear with reporting companies including Coca-Cola (NYSE:), First Republic Bank (NYSE:), Microsoft (NASDAQ:), Alphabet (NASDAQ:), Nestle (OTC:), PepsiCo (NASDAQ:), McDonald’s (NYSE:), General Electric (NYSE:), Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:), Bank of America (NYSE:), (NASDAQ:), Mastercard (NYSE:), Intel (NASDAQ:), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:), and Chevron (NYSE:).

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During Friday’s trade, the added 22.3 points or 0.1% to 33,809, the lifted 3.7 points or 0.1% to 4,133.5, and gained 12.9 points or 0.1% to 12,072.5. For the week, the Dow dipped 0.4%, the S&P 500 eased 0.1%, and the Nasdaq lost 0.3%.

On the bond markets, rates were at 3.567%.