Dow Jones falls 525 points after hot CPI inflation report; Nvidia and Tesla are selling – Business News (Trending Perfect)


The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 525 points on Wednesday, as Wall Street reacted to a higher-than-expected CPI inflation report. while, Nvidia (NVDA) the opposite of higher, and Tesla (TSLA) sold on the stock market today.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.3% in morning trading, while the S&P 500 was down 1%. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite sold off 1% after the opening bell.

The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index for March rose 0.4% month-on-month, with a 3.5% year-over-year increase. The monthly rise was hotter than the 0.3% estimate, while the yearly increase matched Econoday estimates. Core inflation rose 0.4% in March, above estimates of 0.3%, with a 3.8% increase year-on-year. This exceeded expectations by 3.7%.

Investors are now awaiting the minutes of the Federal Reserve's March monetary policy meeting. This is scheduled to take place on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET.

As the market declined, the 10-year Treasury yield jumped to 4.49%. Furthermore, oil prices rose after Tuesday's losses, with WTI futures trading around $85.90 per barrel.

Among the US exchange-traded funds is the Nasdaq 100 Tracker Invesco QQQ Trust ETF (QQQ(down 1%, SPDR S&P 500 ETF)spy) decreased by 1.1%.

Stock Market Today: Nvidia declines, Tesla sinks

Among Magnificent Seven stocks, Nvidia reversed early losses to rise 1.3%, while Tesla shares fell 2.3% in early trading on Wednesday.

Nvidia is close to completing a flat base that would create a buying opportunity at 974. The stock is in the fifth week of a flat base, meaning the entry will be valid after this week. Meanwhile, stocks are approaching the 50-day moving average line. The artificial intelligence giant is an IBD Leaderboard stock.

Tesla stock rose another 2.3% on Tuesday, adding to Monday's gains. Shares are still down more than 40% from their 52-week highs.

while, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd (TSM), a major supplier to Nvidia and apple (Camel), said revenue jumped nearly 17% from a year earlier, the biggest rise since 2022. TSMC was modestly higher in morning traffic, holding on to new highs.

in another place, Delta Airlines (D) rose 2% early Wednesday after better-than-expected first-quarter results. Shares could be set to go beyond the 49.20 buy point.

Also, first quarter earnings season heats up later this week with reports from major banks C. B. Morgan Chase (JBM), Wells Fargo (WFC) And Citigroup (C).

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Dow Jones declines

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell, while the S&P 500 rose 0.1%. The Nasdaq Composite Index, which is dominated by technology stocks, rose 0.3%.

“The stock market jumped in the final 45 minutes of trading Tuesday as investors braced for the Labor Department's upcoming inflation report,” commented Tuesday's Big Picture column.

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Top stocks to watch in today's stock market

Arista Networks (network), Broadcom (Afgo), Kings Project (DKNG) And Service now (now) – in addition to the components of the Dow Jones Index Sales force (Customer relationship management), IBM (IBM) And Verizon Communications (VZ) – is among the top companies to watch in the stock market today.

ServiceNow is displayed in the column of stocks close to the buy zone.

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Dow Jones: Salesforce, IBM, Verizon

Salesforce is trying to find support around its 50-day moving average, according to Marketsorg Graphs. The recovery will put the software leader into a new buying zone. But investors will have to wait for a decisive rebound. Shares also show a flat bottom entry at 318.72. Salesforce stock fell 1% in morning trading on Wednesday.

IBM stock is looking for support at the 50-day line, with shares remaining below a steady buy point of 196.90. IBM stock fell 1.3% on Wednesday.

Telecom giant Verizon's latest hack attempt faltered on Tuesday amid four straight days of losses. Verizon shares were down 1% Wednesday morning.

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Stock Market Today: DraftKings Abandons Buy Point

Arista shares closed Tuesday in a buying range above a flat buy point of 292.66, according to Marketsorg charts, although down about 1%. On Wednesday, the stock fell 1.9% in morning trading.

AI player Broadcom is building a short consolidation with a buy point of 1,438.17. The price action looks like a flat base, but it is a bit deep, with a depth of just over 16%. The maximum depth of the flat base is 15%. Broadcom stock lost 1% on Wednesday.

DraftKings is back below its 46.52 buy point in a short consolidation after early losses this week. The sports betting giant was down 0.5% on Wednesday morning.

Finally, ServiceNow is approaching a flat entry level at 815.32, but shares are down 0.4% on Tuesday. The stock lost 1.6% on Wednesday.

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Stocks to watch

These are four stocks that are in or near buy zones in the stock market today.

Company Name Code Correct point of purchase Point of purchase type
Disney (Dis) 112.92 Cup with handle
Arista Networks (network) 292.66 Flat base
Kings Project (DKNG) 45.62 Merger
Service now (now) 815.32 Flat base
Source: IBD data as of April 1, 2024

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Dow Jones leaders: Apple, Microsoft

Among the Dow Jones stocks in the Magnificent Seven, Apple and Microsoft (MSFT) fell after the stock market opened on Wednesday.

Apple shares rose 0.5% on Tuesday, still at recent lows. Shares remain sharply below their long-term 200-day line. The stock fell 1.4% on Wednesday morning.

Microsoft shares rose on Tuesday, still holding above its 50-day line. The stock was down 1.2% early Wednesday.

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