Nasdaq Index, Dow Jones, S&P 500 News: Nvidia Rebounds 3% as Tech Sector Eyes Recovery

James Hyerczyk
Updated: Jun 25, 2024, 13:20 GMT+00:00

Key Points:

  • Dow futures climb slightly, S&P 500 remains flat, while Nasdaq 100 hints at tech sector recovery in early trading.
  • Nvidia's pre-market surge signals potential renewed interest in growth stocks.
  • European Commission challenges Microsoft's product bundling strategy, impacting stock
Nasdaq 100, Dow Jones, S&P 500 News

In this article:

Tech Rebound and Market Sector Shifts

U.S. stock futures show a mixed picture in early trading, following Monday’s tech-driven sell-off. The broader market exhibits signs of sector rotation as investors reassess their positions.

At 12:17 GMT, Dow Futures are trading 39812.00, down 32.00 or -0.08%. S&P 500 Index Futures are at 5528.25, up 11.25 or +0.20% and Nasdaq-100 Futures are trading 19830.00, up 79.25 or +0.40%.

Nvidia Leads Tech Rebound

Nvidia shares are up over 3% in pre-market trading, partially recovering from Monday’s 6% drop. This rebound suggests investors may view the recent correction as a buying opportunity in the long-term AI trend. Nvidia’s performance often serves as a bellwether for the tech sector, indicating potential renewed interest in growth stocks.

Daily NVIDIA Corporation

Broad Market Performance

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are slightly higher, building on Monday’s gains when it was the only major U.S. index to close positively. S&P 500 futures hover near the flatline, while Nasdaq 100 futures are modestly higher, hinting at a potential tech recovery.

Monday’s session saw a notable divergence between value and growth stocks, with investors rotating out of tech and into more defensive sectors. This shift resulted in the Nasdaq Composite and Nasdaq-100 experiencing their worst single-day losses since April.

EU Targets Microsoft’s Bundling Practices

The European Commission has informed Microsoft that its practice of bundling Teams with Office products may breach EU antitrust rules. This development is putting slight pressure on Microsoft’s stock in pre-market trading.

SolarEdge and Pool Corp Face Headwinds

SolarEdge Technologies is down 13% after announcing a $300 million convertible note offering. Pool Corp has dropped 11% following downward guidance revisions, signaling potential challenges in the pool supply industry.

Other Notable Movers

  • Sea Limited: Down 3.9% on a JPMorgan downgrade
  • Penn Entertainment: Dipped 2% after a Raymond James downgrade
  • Walt Disney: Slight uptick following Goldman Sachs’ buy rating initiation
  • Enerpac Tool Group: Fell over 9% on declining sales and lowered forecast

Sector Watch

The energy sector may see increased activity as oil prices fluctuate. Financial stocks could also be in focus as investors assess the impact of recent economic data on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy outlook.

Market Forecast

Early indicators point to a cautiously bullish open, with technology stocks potentially leading a rebound. However, investors should remain alert to sector-specific challenges and ongoing regulatory scrutiny in the tech industry. The market appears poised for selective buying opportunities, particularly in AI-related stocks that have recently corrected.

Traders should watch for potential continuation of the sector rotation seen on Monday, with value stocks possibly outperforming growth if tech weakness persists. The upcoming earnings season and economic data releases will likely provide further direction for market sentiment in the near term.

Overall, the market shows resilience in the face of recent tech sector volatility, but caution remains warranted as investors navigate shifting sector dynamics and macroeconomic uncertainties.

Technical Analysis

Daily E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index

E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index futures are edging higher on Tuesday as value-seekers attempt to stop the current three-day slide. The chart pattern suggests the way of least resistance is down, following last week’s closing price reversal top.

The minimum downside target is a short-term pivot at 19436.00. This is followed by the 50-day moving average at 18729.81.

With a sector rotation taking place, the Nasdaq-100 could fall into a trading range.

About the Author

James is a Florida-based technical analyst, market researcher, educator and trader with 35+ years of experience. He is an expert in the area of patterns, price and time analysis as it applies to futures, Forex, and stocks.