Nasdaq one hundred, Dow Jones, S&P 500 News: Chevron’s $53B Deal, Hawkish Fed, and Earnings Fireworks Ahead

Chevron announces $53 billion all-stock acquisition of Hess.

10-year U.S. Treasury yield hovering near 5%. Earnings season peaks with 30% of S&P 500 companies reporting

including Microsoft, Alphabet and Meta. 

Stock futures and commodity markets are affected by a variety of factors, from upcoming corporate earnings to shifts in Federal Reserve policy.

The concerns raised last week when all major indices closed in the negative territory due to mounting worries over elevated interest rates continued this week as the major indices opened on a low note.