October 1, 2022

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Stocks Swing, Oil and Gold Fall with Uncertainty in Russia and Ukraine

Stocks Swing, Oil and Gold Fall with Uncertainty in Russia and Ukraine

US stocks It was sharply lower at midday as investors were keeping a close eye on escalating concerns about the prospect Russia invades Ukraine.

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Me: DJI Dow Jones averages 34000.21 -311.82 -0.91%
SP500 Standard & Poor’s 500 4329.46 -50.80 -1.16%
I: COMP Nasdaq Composite Index 13470.443967 -246.28 -1.80%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 200 points, or 0.6%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were down 0.8% and 1.3%.

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GLD SPDR Gold Stock Confidence – EUR ACC 177.16 -0.12 -0.07%

Gold rises to a nine-month high in Russia and Ukraine

the gold pricewhich is a traditional safe haven during geopolitical uncertainty, is little changed after hitting a nine-month high.

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USO United States Petroleum Fund LP 64.37 +0.16 + 0.25%

Oil has fallen to $88 a barrel.

in profits, Derry & Co It boosted its earnings forecast, expecting it to generate $7.1 billion in net income for 2022, above expectations. “Looking forward, we expect demand for agricultural and construction equipment to continue to benefit from strong fundamentals,” said CEO John May.

Walmart Jumps Inventory As Retailer Boosts Forecast Despite Inflation

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DE DEERE & CO. 367.18 -13.45 -3.53%
cat Caterpillar Corporation 191.50 -3.19 -1.64%

Roku’s shares fell More than 20% after warning of supply chain disruptions likely to affect profits and sales as TV orders remained behind. The stock is on its way to the biggest drop ever.

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ROKU ROKU INC. 106.70 -38.01 -26.27%

DraftKings also slid after forecasting a loss of up to $925 million in 2022, which is larger than expected.

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DKNG DRAFTKINGS INC. 17.70 -4.36 -19.74%

On the economic agendaIn January, existing home sales rose 6.7%, according to the National Association of Realtors. This follows a more-than-expected 4.6% drop in December due to higher prices and lower inventory. Home prices hit a record high of $362,800 on average.

The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index for January also declined 0.3%.

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Bitcoin dropped below the $40K level.

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Ken Martin and The Associated Press of FOX Business contributed to this report.

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