Stocks mixed as oil slides, retail earnings on tap


US stock futures traded after the White House confirmed that it would release 50 million barrels of oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an attempt to meet higher energy prices.

The Dow Jones Industrial Futures rose by 14 points, or 0.04%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Futures fell 0.04% and 0.25%, respectively, extending losses from the previous session.

Ticker Security The last one Change %
I: DJI The Dow Jones average 35619.25 +17.27 + 0.05%
SP500 The S&P 500 4682.94 -15.02 -0.32%
I: COMP Nasdaq Composite Index 15854.757354 -202.68 -1.26%

West Texas Intermediate crude fell more than 0.4% to $ 76-per-share level, focusing on energy stocks.

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Ticker Security The last one Change %
Use United States Oil Fund LP 54.45 +0.67 + 1.25%
XOM Exxon Mobile Corp. 61.51 +0.84 + 1.38%
CVX Chevron Corp. 113.91 +2.00 + 1.79%

After a slowdown in sales, Zoom’s shares plummeted as the vast majority of workers returned to office.

Ticker Security The last one Change %

Investors are also digesting a new batch of retail earnings from Dollar Tree and Dix Sporting Goods.

Ticker Security The last one Change %
DLTR DOLLAR TREE, INC. 132.56 -2.40 -1.78%
Cellphone Showroom DICKS Sporting Goods, inc. 140.28 +1.69 + 1.22%

In the Economic Docket, the Markit Manufacturing PMI report is set to arrive at 9:45 am ET.


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