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Tesla, Palantir, Bitcoin: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today – The Wall Street Journal


Here’s what we’re watching as markets kick into gear on Tuesday.

U.S. stock futures edged lower as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony in Congress on the health of the economy.

Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.4%. The benchmark stocks gauge on Monday fell for a fifth consecutive day, its longest losing streak since last February. Contracts for the Nasdaq-100 retreated 1.5%, suggesting technology stocks will continue to lead the market lower. Read our full market wrap here.

What’s Coming Up

Earnings from Toll Brothers and XP are due after markets close.

—Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before Congress at 10 a.m. ET, providing an overview of the economy and monetary policy. It’s the beginning of a two-day testimony on Capitol Hill. Watch the livestream here.

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