were little changed early Friday morning, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The , with Tesla stock, especially Nvidia (NVDA), pushing the Nasdaq into the extended territory. But the and Russell 2000 fell, as falling oil prices and Treasury yields took a toll on energy and financial stocks. skyrocketed as Wells Fargo saw the chipmaker making a big metaverse push.
Tesla (TSLA) and Nvidia stock have greatly extended themselves, but their rapid breakouts have triggered the “eight-week hold rule.”
Bill.com (BILL), Datadog (DDOG), Cloudflare (NET), Fortinet (FTNT), Airbnb (ABNB), Expedia (EXPE), Progyny (PGNY), and Peloton Worldwide (PTON) were notable earnings after the close.
BILLlate on earnings, signaling a bullish gap on Friday. FTNT stock rose modestly, perhaps near an alternate entry. ABNB stock moved slightly higher after moving into the buy range on Thursday. EXPE stock jumped, signaling at least an aggressive entry. NET stock and especially Datadog rallied on results overnight and are already extended. On the downside, PGNY stock fell sharply from . PTO N stock crashed to a 52-week low. Tesla stock, Nvidia, Airbnb, and Datadog are on IBD Leaderboard. FTNT stock is on IBD Long-Term Leaders. DDOG stock, Tesla, Nvidia, and Cloudflare are on the IBD 50. ABNB stock was the IBD Stock Of The Day. The video embedded in this article discussed the and reviewed Nvidia stock, Applied Materials (AMAT), and Crane (CR).
Dow Jones Futures Today
fell slightly vs. fair value. S&P 500 higher. Remember that overnight action in Dow futures and elsewhere doesn’t necessarily translate into actual market session. was technically mixed Thursday, but the overall tone was positive as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite set fresh all-time highs. The trading. The S&P 500 index rose 0.4%. The Nasdaq composite climbed 0.8%. The small-cap Russell 2000 hit a new high intraday but reversed lower for a fractional decline.
The 10-year Treasury yield fell nearly six basis points to 1.52%. But the two-year profit slumped five basis points to 0.43%, so the yield spread didn’t narrow much. U.S. crude oil futures sank 2.5% to $78.81 a barrel, back below $80 after hitting $83.42 intraday. That follows a sharp drop on Wednesday in higher U.S. crude inventories. OPEC+ agreed to continue slowly unwinding pandemic-era supply cuts on Thursday,that this would not be enough to keep up with rebounding demand.
Tesla Stock Rises, Nvidia Soars
Nvidia stock shot up 12% to an all-time level. On Tuesday, Wells Fargo sees the chipmaker launching Omniverse Enterprise, helping to enable a wide variety of metaverse applications. Meta Platforms (FB) (formerly Facebook) and Microsoft (MSFT) see a big future in immersive don’t give up all or nearly all of their recent moves.and lifelike avatar interactions. Meanwhile, Tesla stock rose 1.3% to 1,229.91, hitting a new high, on track for its weekly gain. From their recent breakouts less than two weeks ago, TSLA stock and Nvidia have surged 37% and 29%, respectively. A pullback in these hot names would not be a surprise, but investors should try to 20% within two or three weeks of the breakout. The eight-week hold rule, more of a guideline than a rule, encourages investors to hold TSLA stock and Nvidia for eight weeks from their getaways — and then reevaluate. That is, if they
The Innovator IBD 50 ETF (FFTY) rose 1.5% among the best ETFs, while the Innovator IBD Breakout Opportunities ETF (BOUT) increased 0.6%. The iShares Expanded Tech-Software Sector ETF (IGV) climbed 1%. NET stock, Datadog, Bill.com, and Fortinet are all IGV members. The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) vaulted 4.1%. Nvidia stock considerably influenced SMH, but many chip names had big days.
SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (XME) retreated 0.45%, and Global X U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF (PAVE) rose 0.5%. U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS) declined 0.6%. SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) gained 0.9%. The Energy Select SPDR ETF (XLE) increased by 0.1%, and the Financial Select SPDR ETF (XLF) sank by 1.3%. Reflecting more-speculative story stocks, ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) dipped 0.2%, and ARK Genomics ETF (ARKG) edged up 0.5%. Tesla stock is the No. 1 holding across ARK Invest’s ETFs.
Airbnbconsensus while the online rental firm guided in line for Q4 revenue. ABNB stock climbed 1% in overnight action. On Thursday, Airbnb stock rose 3.2% to 178.45, topping a 177.06 buy point from a short flat base within a more extended consolidation. ABNB stock may have on solid earnings from Hyatt (H) and Choice Hotels (CHH), as well as Booking Holdings (BKNG). Expedia earnings easily and revenue views. EXPE stock shot up 12% in extended trade. Shares fell 2.9% to 157.55 on Thursday, back below the 200-day line and 50-day. A rebound from those key levels could offer an early entry, perhaps above Thursday’s intraday high of 166.74. The official handle buy point is 157.57
Bill.com earnings beat forecasts, with the software maker giving a bullish Q4 outlook. BILL stock jumped 15% in late action. Shares edged higher Thursday after finding support at their 50-day line. A stronger 50-day line bounce and clearing the past severalstock entry. Fortinet , along with revenue and billings. The guidance also was strong. According to MarketSmith analysis, Fortinet stock climbed 2.6% to 338.40 on Thursday after holding within range of a flat-base buy point of 322.10 for the past few weeks. FTNT stock could move out of the buy range Friday, but investors could use its recent mini-consolidation as another resistance area to buy or add . FTNT stock rose 2.5% in extended trade.
Datadog earnings cleared estimates while the software maker also guided higher. DDOG stock leaped 13% overnight, well beyond possible buy points. Datadog stock rose 2.6% to 166.95 on Thursday. Cloudflare earnings beat with the networking and security software maker guiding up. The NET stock rose 5% in extended trade, well past legitimate entries. Progyny earnings topped, but revenue fell short. PGNY stock slumped 7% in after-hours action. Shares fell 1.7% to 60.28 on Thursday, consolidating below a 64.45 cup-with-handle buy point. Peloton stock, one of the great pandemic winners, has struggled for months. Peloton as connected bike sales tumble and existing owners use their bikes less. PTO N stock crashed 30% overnight to a 52-week low.
Market Rally Analysis
The stockcontinues to advance, hitting new highs. The Nasdaq has now rallied for nine straight sessions. It’s now 6% above its 50-day line. The Nasdaq 100, which includes Tesla, Nvidia, and other nonfinancial big-cap Nasdaq-listed names, is 6.7% above its 50-day. The 6% mark is getting extended, raising the risk of a pullback, and any such retreat could be more extensive. It’s less problematic when a stock is only a few weeks old, as the current uptrend is. But this new rally also a relatively minor correction. The stock can be extended indefinitely, interrupted with only minor retreats. But it’s something for investors to consider. A pullback in Tesla and Nvidia could be healthy for those rally. But if they fall significantly — and drag down the EV and chip sectors — the Nasdaq could see significant losses. The upside is that a .
What To Do Now
There’s nothing wrong with letting your positions work. You can trim some extended winners and cut some losers, but enjoying the uptrend can be highly profitable. Given the extended Nasdaq, buying growth stocks may not be a great time. But, so far, there’s no real need toexposure significantly. Investors could consider buying in emerging retail, travel, or industrial sectors. Keep your emotions in check. Don’t let your ego expand faster than your portfolio with the Market running up for a fifth straight week. and bad. Read The Big Picture daily to sync with the market direction and leading stocks and sectors.