Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 34721.12 +137.55 +0.40%
SP500 S&P 500 4488.280 -11.9300 -0.27%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 13710.996 -186.30 -1.34%

Inflation, the Fed has signaled that it is prepared to keep raising interest rates and reducing its stockpile of bonds and mortgage-backed securities in order to rein in the highest inflation in 40 years.

Treasury Bills, following the release of the minutes, the yield on the 10-year Treasury has spiked above 2.7%

Commodities, Oil is higher on Friday as an announced planned release of 240 million barrels from emergency stocks offset some concerns over reduced supplies from Russia caused by Western sanctions. 
Congress voted overwhelmingly Thursday to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and ban the importation of its oil.

Economic data, the Commerce Department reported that wholesale inventories rose 2.5% month-over-month in February, an upward revision from the 2.1% reported last month. On an annual basis, total inventories were up 19.9% in February. Wholesale inventories advanced 1.2% in January. 

Stock performance,  Designer Brands rose nearly 5% after the footwear and accessories retailer raised its full-year earnings outlook and reinstated its quarterly dividend ahead of its annual investor day.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
DBI DESIGNER BRANDS INC. 14.59 +0.65 +4.66%

Kroger jumped nearly 3% after being upgraded from "neutral" to "buy" by Bank of America. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
KR THE KROGER CO. 61.67 +1.79 +2.99%

 Target popped more than 2% after being named a top retail pick by Barclays. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
TGT TARGET CORP. 233.34 +5.15 +2.26%


European Market, The investors' appetite is mixed on Monday morning on the markets. London's FTSE retreated by 0.33% to 7,644.06, Germany's DAX  also declined by 0.65% to 14,190.88 while France's CAC started with a jump of 0.66% to 6,591.62. 

Asia MarketAsian stocks The investors' sentiments are down and all the monitored market values are down across the board. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index retreated by 0.61% to 26,821.52, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong drew back by  3.03% to 21,208.3 while China's Shanghai also had a retreat of 2.61%  to 3,167.13.

Cryptocurrencies, at an intraday range of $441,77 by the hour and a maximum of $42,415.57 in 24 hours.



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