U.S. stocks super earnings week debut, including Apple, Microsoft, Tesla and other heavyweight technology companies will be announced, the United States today will also announce June new home sales data. US stock futures fell slightly on Monday (26th). Dow Jones futures fell 0.38%, S&P 500 futures fell 0.24%, and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.12%.
1. Amazon may accept this yearBitcoinPay
BitcoinOn Monday (26th) it continued the weekend’s gains, soaring to nearly 40,000 Dollar. Analysts believe that part of the reason for the rise is that investors are no longer bearish, and that Amazon (AMZN-US) Plan to useCryptocurrencyRumors of payment.
Some foreign reports pointed out that Amazon will allow users to passCryptocurrencyTo make transaction payments, likeBitcoin.The group is also recruitingDigital currencyTalents with blockchain-related experience to lead the company’s payment team and developDigital currencyAnd blockchain strategy and product planning.
2. U.S. Treasury Volatility Index Soars
With the upcoming Fed meeting, the ICE BofA MOVE index, which tracks the implied volatility of U.S. debt, has risen sharply since mid-July, indicating that bond traders are prepared for more turmoil in the market.
The ICE BofA MOVE index has risen to around 65, the highest point in the past four months. Previously, on June 10, the index had fallen to around 48.
Market concerns about the threat of the Delta variant virus to the economic outlook led to this result.Next, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)DollarHow to cut and when to adjust the bond purchase plan of China has become the focus of attention.
3. Alphabet launches robotic software company Intrinsic
Google’s parent company Alphabet (GOOGL-US) Friday (23rd) announced a new venture capital and launched a robotic software company called “Intrinsic”.
Intrinsic was originally the “Moon Landing Project” of Alphabet’s “X Lab” and now it has officially graduated. Intrinsic said that the company is developing software tools to make industrial robots easier to use, cheaper and more flexible, so that these industrial robots can reach a wider consumer group.
Intrinsic’s operation will be included in Alphabet’s “other bets”, which has always been Alphabet’s money-burning furnace. In the first quarter of this year, the department’s revenue was 198 million.Dollar, But a loss of 1.145 billionDollar。
4. The Modena vaccine is recommended by the European Medicines Agency to vaccinate young people
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday (23rd) recommended that Moderna’s new crown vaccine be extended to adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age.
According to EMA, studies on more than 3,700 teenagers between 12 and 17 years of age show that the Modena vaccine can produce an antibody response similar to that of adults, with the same side effects as adults. Most of them are arm soreness, headaches, and fatigue.
The company’s stock price was officially included in the S&P 500 index last Wednesday, and it has soared 223.2% as of Friday this year, far outpacing the market’s 16.3% increase.
5. The real yield of US long-term debt fell to a record low
The Delta variant virus spread rapidly, posing a threat to the expected economic recovery. The real yield of the US 10-year Treasury bond fell to a record low on Monday (26th).
After excluding inflation, the real yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries fell to -1.127% on Monday. However, the equilibrium inflation rate for 10-year U.S. Treasuries steadily fell at 2.34%. The interest rate spread between TIPS will rise as inflation expectations rise, reflecting that the Delta virus is intensifying investors’ concerns about the slowdown in economic growth.
The Fed is about to hold its July interest rate meeting on Thursday (29th). On the eve of its decision, market sentiment was restless, and traders also sharply lowered their expectations for tightening policies.