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American Express, Comerica, and Coinbase experience premarket gains while SolarEdge faces a decline.

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Rising Bond Yields and Geopolitical Tensions

American Express, Comerica, Coinbase, and Others Make Moves

U.S. stocks experienced a decline on Friday, influenced by the rise in bond yields and concerns over escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. Let’s take a closer look at some of the significant premarket movers in the U.S. stock market today.

  • American Express stock rose 0.4% after the credit card giant reported better-than-expected third-quarter profits. The company attributed its success to resilient spending from its affluent customers, who remained unfazed by concerns of an economic downturn.
  • Comerica stock increased by 1.3% as the lender’s third-quarter profits exceeded Wall Street estimates, despite a decline from the previous year.
  • Regions Financial stock dropped by 5.5% after the regional lender predicted a 5% decrease in its fourth-quarter net interest income compared to the previous three months. This decline is due to increased costs associated with retaining deposits.
  • SolarEdge Technologies stock fell 28% as the renewable energy company lowered its fourth-quarter revenue guidance. The slowdown in installation rates in Europe contributed to this decrease. Competitors such as Enphase Energy, SunPower, SunRun, and First Solar also experienced significant drops.
  • Knight-Swift Transportation stock soared over 14% after beating third-quarter estimates on both revenue and profit. The trucking giant’s strong performance contributed to its impressive stock rise.
  • Coinbase stock increased by 3.6% following the expression of confidence by its chief legal officer, Paul Grewal, regarding the approval of a U.S. bitcoin exchange-traded fund by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise stock declined by 3.9% as the computing services provider delivered a disappointing outlook for cash flow and profit.
  • VinFast stock rose 1.1% after the Vietnamese electric vehicle maker announced a share subscription of up to $1 billion with U.S.-based fund Yorkville Advisors. This move aims to support the company’s expansion in overseas markets.

The U.S. stock market faced challenges due to rising bond yields and escalating geopolitical tensions. However, several companies managed to make significant moves. American Express reported impressive profits, while Comerica surpassed expectations despite a decline in profit. SolarEdge Technologies faced a decrease in revenue due to a slowdown in Europe, impacting its stock. Conversely, Knight-Swift Transportation exceeded estimates, leading to a notable increase in its stock price. Coinbase demonstrated optimism in the approval of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, resulting in a rise in its stock. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, on the other hand, disappointed investors with its cash flow and profit outlook. Finally, VinFast secured a share subscription with Yorkville Advisors to support its expansion plans.

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