Stocks in the U.S Plummeted in Lock step! Disappointing Earnings Results?


Stocks in the U.S plummeted in lockstep. For the fourth week in a row, the main indices fell. This was because, which has a lot of weight in some important indexes, announced bad earnings. The NASDAQ fell more than 13% in a month, its lowest month since October 2008. This was due to a lot of people losing money in technology stocks.

After growing at a rate of 5.7% in 2021, the US economy shrank at a rate of 1.4% in the first quarter of this year. First-quarter GDP was down, but many experts think it will be back to normal soon. It was the weakest quarterly GDP figure since the second quarter of 2020 when the pandemic led to a short recession.

GDP Data

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In March and April, the 10-year US Treasury bond yield rose from 1.83 % to 2.89%, despite a relatively flat performance in the current week. Rising interest rates have reduced Bond values, resulting in greater yields.


Shares in Europe rose more than 1% this week, which may have been because of good quarterly earnings reports that helped to offset these losses. The FTSE-100 index in London did well. However, the general mood is skewed down because people are worried about slow economic growth, rising prices, and tighter monetary policy.

People were more interested in high-quality government bonds because they were worried about rising prices and slowing economic growth.


Most APAC benchmark indexes closed higher for the week. The Honk Kong index Hang Seng-50 outperformed.  The Chinese market gained more than 4% in a week after the country’s Politburo committed to providing economic stimulus and urged for the “healthy growth” of the technology industry.

Underlying market movement

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Oil and Natural gas prices gained following Russia’s announcement that it will suspend natural gas deliveries to Poland and Bulgaria.

Sentiment Analysis

Stocks in the U.S Plummeted in Lockstep. In general, investor sentiment toward the world’s stock markets remained mixed this week. A neutral-positive trend is seen in crucial US benchmark indices. Nasdaq-100 and S&P 500 indices display a robust uptrend in sentiment direction. The rest remains impartial.

A sentiment trend has emerged for the European region’s Dax-30 index. The rest remains for the week.

A neutral attitude dominates the mood for the key APAC indices. However, the Chinese index CSE-50 turns in the positive region.

Sentiment Trend

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The following critical economic indicators and earnings reports may determine the market this week, which can alter current sentiment. The source ( includes hourly earnings growth and the unemployment rate. 

Sentiment Score

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