Investor Look Ahead to Earnings, Rising Yields and Commodities Offer Headwinds

  • Apr 18, 2022
  • Barry Adams
    U.S. stocks lacked direction after 10-year Treasury bond yield inched up to 2.86%, crude oil added a dollar to $107.90 a barrel, and gold inched up 0.3%. Investors focused on a busy week of earnings ahead and are looking for clues how corporations are facing rising costs. Several leading companies including American Express, Travelers, J&J and Verizon are scheduled to release earnings. American Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Air, CSX, and Union Pacific will provide deeper insights in freight and passenger travel costs.

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