Market Overview: US Stocks Close Mixed Amid Volatile Trading Session

US stocks closed mixed on Friday after a volatile trading session.[0] After three weeks of gains, the S&P 500 saw its first weekly loss, its worst one-week decline since December.[1] The Nasdaq led the weekly sell-off with a drop of more than 2%.[0]

Overview of the[2]

Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average experienced a 0.2% decline in stock market trading.[3] The S&P 500 index experienced a[4] The Nasdaq composite experienced a decrease of 2[3] The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks decreased by[4]

As the closing bell approached, the Nasdaq Composite (COMP.IND) dropped 0.84% to 11,691.11 points, with FAANG stocks declining in unison.[5] The S&P 500 (SPX.IND) closed 0.88% lower at 4,081.50 points, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI.IND) sank 0.73% to 33,699.88 points.

Stocks to Invest In and Monitor

Visteon (VC), Etsy (ETSY), and Wingstop (WING), which are all stocks on IBD Leaderboard, as well as stocks from the Dow Jones like Caterpillar (CAT) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM), are some of the top stocks to watch and purchase due to the steady progress of the market rally.

Tesla (TSLA) ended the day +3% higher following indications that the discounts lately implemented by the firm have been encouraging buyers to purchase its electric cars. The company delivered 66,051 Chinese-manufactured vehicles in January, rising +18.4% month-over-month.

Tesla (TSLA), a leader in electric vehicles, rose 2.7% Thursday morning, and Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT), two major tech companies on the Dow Jones, saw significant gains after the stock market opened.

Oil Prices

West Texas Intermediate crude fell 1.1% to $77.63 a barrel, while Brent crude fell 1.18% to $84.09.[6]

The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell 6 basis points to 3.59%.[6]


As of now, 63% of the S&P 500 businesses have reported their fourth-quarter earnings.[7] Fundstrat reports that 68% of the companies have surpassed their profit predictions with a median of 6%, and 63% have exceeded their revenue expectations with a median of 4%.[8]

0. “US stocks end mixed after volatile session as indexes notch weekly losses” msnNOW, 10 Feb. 2023,

1. “Stock market news today: S&P 500 snaps streak of weekly gains” Markets Insider, 10 Feb. 2023,

2. “S&P 500, NDX Weekly Price Forecast: Higher Yields Weigh on Stocks Ahead of US CPI” DailyFX, 10 Feb. 2023,

3. “Market Rally Pullback Continues, Here’s What To Do Now; How Strong Is Tesla Demand? | Investor’s Business Daily” Investor’s Business Daily, 12 Feb. 2023,

4. “Futures Strong As Disney Jumps; Why This Rally Looks Healthy” Investor’s Business Daily, 9 Feb. 2023,

5. “US Stocks Look Set To Steepen Losses For Week As Nasdaq, S&P Futures Plunge – Invesco QQQ Trust, Series 1” Benzinga, 10 Feb. 2023,

6. “Stock Buyers’ Fatigue Kicks In as Bond Yields Jump: Markets Wrap” Yahoo! Voices, 9 Feb. 2023,

7. “Dow closes nearly 250 points lower, Nasdaq sheds 1% as Alphabet shares slide: Live updates” CNBC, 9 Feb. 2023,

8. “Stock market news today: Rising interest rates help spoil early gains” Markets Insider, 9 Feb. 2023,