Stocks Lower, Earnings, Jobs and Inflation In Focus – Five Things To Know

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By M. Corey Goldman Stock futures slip on first trading day of August; Oil dips ahead of key OPEC meeting; Pinterest, Activation Blizzard, Starbucks, Airbnb and Block set to report earnings this week. Here are five things you must know for Monday, August 1: 1. — Stock Futures Lower As Cloudy Earnings and Economic Outlook DominateU.S. stock-index futures slipped overnight after Wall Street finished its best month since 2020 amid ongoing uncertainty about the direction of the economy and whether earnings will continue to beat expectations amid still-rampant inflation and rising interest rates. …

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