Stocks are wobbling following a volatile Wednesday on Wall Street.
Several issues continue to weigh on the market. On the list are rising coronavirus cases, an increasingly contentious U.S. presidential election, and doubts over whether Congress will provide more fiscal relief as the Federal Reserve calls for more support for the economy.
Investors on Thursday will also have their eye on initial jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 18, which are set to be released at 8:30 a.m., Eastern time. Economists predict that 850,000 people newly filed claims, down slightly from 860,000 people in the prior week.
CarMax (ticker: KMX) climbed 1% after reporting a 27% jump in earnings for its second quarter. Demand for used cars has soared during the pandemic.
Olive Garden’s parent, Darden Restaurants (DRI), saw its shares waver in and out of positive territory premarket after sales for its first quarter came in just below estimates.
Tesla (TSLA) shares were down 2.6% following a 10.3% drop Wednesday. The company’ battery day won some analyst support but failed to impress investors.
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