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Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell.

  • U.S. stock futures rose, pointing to gains for major indexes at the opening bell after worries about inflation weighed on markets Monday.
  • Technology stocks look set to lead the way. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 were up 0.7%. Contracts for the S&P 500, meanwhile, were up 0.3%.
  • Oil and copper prices were higher, the dollar weaker and yields on 10-year Treasury notes up to 1.648% from 1.639% Monday. Read our full market wrap here.
What’s Coming Up
Market Movers to Watch

The headquarters of MongoDB in Palo Alto, Calif. on Jan. 24, 2016.


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    gained 1.5%. Following the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, some analysts said cybersecurity firms would benefit from an increase in spending on security vendors.

Market Facts
  • Shares of Chinese tutoring companies took a dive after a report Thursday that China may introduce tough rules in June on the country’s private tutoring sector. Shares of New York listed TAL Education dropped 11% on Thursday, while New Oriental Education fell 14% the same day. 
  • Front-month Nymex crude for June delivery on Monday hit its highest settle value since April 23, 2019, as it gained 90 cents per barrel, or 1.4% to $66.27.
  • On this day in 1553, one of the earliest business ventures financed by selling stock to the public was launched. Three ships—the Bona Speranza, the Edward Bonaventure, and the Bona Confidentia—set out from Gravesend in England seeking “discoverie of new trades northe warde” in Russia. The Russia Company earned no money for at least three decades and many of its investors died without receiving a dividend.
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