Everything You Need To Know
US futures are negative as investors watch rising US treasury yields.
European and Asian markets are trading lower amid global market caution.
Gold and silver are trading higher as the dollar slightly weakens. Oil is trading higher as US production is slowly returning after the Texas freeze.
Bitcoin is down 8% after briefly reaching new all time highs of $58,000. Bitcoin is currently trading around $52,851.
Year of Fintech both Coinbase and Stripe are valued at over $100b. Walmart is raising its average employee wage; however, it is keeping starting pay at $11.
Biggest Pre-Market Movers
Cooper Tire (CTB) is trading 13.1% higher after it was announced that rival Goodyear Tire will acquire them for $2.8b in cash and stock. Starboard Value Acquisition (SVAC) announced they are merging with data center company Cyxtera Technologies and is trading 12.1% higher. Tesla is trading 2.3% lower after it was announced that Tesla has made more from buying bitcoin than they did selling cars in 2020.
Chart of the Day
HYLN consolidation before breakout