- Boeing shares under pressure after announcements of a new flaw in the company 737 MAX Navy Fleet
- Investors learn controversial reports on the state of trade negotiations in the US and China
- Stocks of semiconductors saw add to the rally on Wednesday; The shares of Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia are rising.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell lower on Thursday against reports of a new flaw on Boeing Co. Sino-US trade talks resume.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures
dropped by 1
BA, + 1.52%
declined by 2% in the Preliminary Action, which would turn into an approximately 40-point peak in the blue chip price index. Stocks of aeronautics and defense companies have fallen by more than 5% on a premium.
CNN reported new problems with the Boeing 737 computer system, which could slow the airplane's return to the air after the world's ground in March. The fleet is grounded after Lion Air 610 crashes and Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, which killed 346 people.
Futures for the S & P 500 Index
traded 3.85 points, or 0.1%, to 2,921.75 and Nasdaq-100 futures
NQU19, + 0.36%
rose by 17.25 points, or 0.2%, at 7.667.25. In the meantime, the Wall Street Journal reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping will present the terms of President Donald Trump to resolve the market conflict to be met at the G20 meeting of the developed countries to be held in Osaka, Japan, this weekend.
The conditions include the abolition of the ban on the sale of US technology by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co., the abolition of tariffs, and the suspension of China's request to buy additional US export goods.
The requirements raise doubts that the two sides can also reach a discharge after a report by the South Korean Morning Post that a cautious agreement has been reached in the US and China.
Investors will also see data on new claims for unemployment benefits in the United States due Thursday at 8:30 pm Eastern time for new claims for unemployment benefits, as economists surveyed by MarketWatch, expect a reading of 216,000. The Ministry of Commerce will issue its final review of GDP growth in the first quarter.
At 10:00, the National Association of Realtors will issue the upcoming housing sales index.
Occidental Petroleum Corp .
The stock could be in focus Wednesday after the investor Karl Icann called for a special meeting of shareholders, where he would seek to replace four directors in the board, claiming the board of the company must Anadarko Petroleum Corp .
The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Western stocks were unchanged before Thursday's commencement. Shares of Lyft Inc. .
rose by 1.5%, after the news that the autonomous vehicle company Waymo, which is a parent company of Google Alphabet Inc .
officially launched a program to make some self-guided minivans available to Lyft's customers. The program is available only on a small territory outside Phoenix, Arizona.
Rite Aid Corp .
RAD, + 3.80%
announced the financial results for the first quarter on Wednesday evening, reporting a higher-than-expected loss and no revenue growth. Retail retailers dropped 9.7% in non-trading. Rival Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. .
meanwhile reported better than expected earnings for the third quarter on Thursday morning, sending stocks to about 1% before the commencement of trading. Imports Inc.
PIR, + 1.39%
also reported disappointing gains after the closing of the market on Wednesday. Shares dropped 19 percent before trading began on Thursday. Shares of Conagra Brands, Inc. .
CAG, + 0.14%
collapsed by 5% in pre-emptive action after the producer of processed and packaged foods reported worse than expected earnings and sales for the fourth quarter. HealthEquity Inc. .
fell 3.9% in Pre-trade after the Health Savings Accounts Depository Bank (HSA) said on Thursday it had an agreement to acquire WAGE ] + 1.63%
Semiconductor stocks seem to be added to yesterday's rally, driven by optimistic leadership by Micron Technologies Inc. .
MU, + 13.34%
Management. Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), + 3.67%
rose 1.6% and Nvidia Corp .
NVDA, + 5.14%
shares added 1% in pre-market
How are other markets traded?
The yield of the 10-year US Treasury
dropped less than a base point to 2.037%.
In Asia, the Japanese Nikkei 225
NIK, + 1.19%
jumped 1.2% overnight, while the Chinese Shanghai Composite Index
SHCOMP, + 0.69%
decreased by 0.7%. Hang Hang Hangeng
HSI, + 1.42%
The index rose by 1.4%. In Europe Stoxx Europe 600 traded 0.2% less.
In commodity markets the price of crude oil
and gold prices
Withdraw. The US Dollar
DXY, + 0.01%
was traded flat as measured by ICE U.S. Dollar Index at 96.18.