Market Multiple Levels: S&P 500 Chart

What’s in Today’s Report:

  • Market Multiple Levels: S&P 500 Chart

U.S. equity futures fell with global stocks overnight amid ongoing stagflation fears but optimism that the House will pass the debt ceiling bill today has helped stocks stabilize.

Economically, the German ZEW Survey slightly missed estimates while the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index was 99.1 vs. (E) 99.5 but neither report is materially moving markets this morning.

Looking into today’s session, there is just one economic report to watch: August JOLTS (E: 11.013M) but it would take a meaningful surprise in the release to impact markets as it is a very dated report.

Meanwhile, there are no Fed officials scheduled to speak but there are two notable Treasury auctions to watch: 3-Yr Note (11:30 a.m. ET) and 10-Yr Note (1:00 p.m. ET).

Outside any potential surprises from Congress regarding the bill to raise the debt limit, if we see rates continue to accelerate higher on inflation worries today, then stocks could remain volatile and potentially test last week’s lows.