US Inflation & Treasury Yields Rise; Dow, S&P 500 & Nasdaq Fall; Tesla Shares Rise on Barclays’ Overweight Rating

The consumer price index rose 0.5% in January compared to the previous month, according to the latest statistics.[0] This increase was sharper than the expected advance of 0.4%, and on an annual basis, CPI rose at a 6.4% pace.[1] Core prices, excluding the volatile food and energy sectors, showed a 5.6% increase from last year.[1]

In the US, the 10-year Treasury yield rose 1 basis point to 3.76% following the inflation data release. The 2-year yield gained 9 basis points to 4.62%.[1] The yield of the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond increased by 4 basis points, reaching 3.76 The two-year Treasury yield stayed close to its November peak after increasing by 10 basis points on Tuesday.[2] The 10-year Treasury benchmark remained mostly unchanged following a four basis point decrease in the previous day.[2]

In the pre-market trading, Dow Jones futures fell 0.1%, S&P 500 futures were down 0.2%, and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.3%.[3] After the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.46% to 34,089.44 while the NASDAQ fell 0.42% to 11,842.10.[4] The S&P 500 also fell, dropping 0.37% to 4,122.02.[4]

On Tuesday, Microsoft shares saw an increase of 0.3%, continuing the upward trend from the day before[5] The stock prices are currently higher than their 200-day moving average, and about 14% lower than the 52-week high that was reached recently due to recent[6] The MSFT stock declined by 0.4% on Wednesday morning.[6] Tesla (TSLA) experienced a rise of over 1% in pre-market trading following Barclays’ initiation of coverage of the stock with an “overweight” rating and a target price of $275.

Investing in the stock market can be a great way to build wealth.[7] However, it is important to evaluate the risks and understand the different types of investments available. On Tuesday, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) saw its share price jump 7.51%, making it one of the biggest gainers of By the end of next year, the company committed to providing a minimum of 7,500 charging stations for non-Tesla vehicles in their network.[8] In the fourth quarter, George Soros’s investment management firm increased its portfolio by approximately 43,000 shares of Tesla stock and had call options set on an additional 200,000.[8]

0. “5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday” CNBC, 14 Feb. 2023,

1. “S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow end choppy session with mixed performance after CPI data (SP500)” Seeking Alpha, 14 Feb. 2023,

2. “Stocks Fall as Consumer Spending Just Won’t Quit: Markets Wrap” Yahoo! Voices, 15 Feb. 2023,

3. “S&P 500, Nasdaq, Dow ride high Monday as markets await new CPI data” Proactive Investors USA, 13 Feb. 2023,

4. “Dow Falls 150 Points; US Consumer Prices Rise 0.5% In January – Endava (NYSE:DAVA), Denny’s (NASDAQ:DENN)” Benzinga, 14 Feb. 2023,

5. “Dow Jones Futures Fall: Stock Market Rally Signals It’s No Bear Run, But Don’t Get Complacent | Investor’s Business …” Investor’s Business Daily, 6 Feb. 2023,

6. “Dow Jones Drops 200 Points On Strong Retail Sales; Tesla Reverses Lower Despite Buy Rating” Investor’s Business Daily, 15 Feb. 2023,

7. “Strong start to the new trading week in the US stock market” ForexLive, 13 Feb. 2023,

8. “Before the Bell: Tesla Drives Nasdaq, Soros Drives Tesla and Buffett Dumps TSMC” 24/7 Wall St., 15 Feb. 2023,