January 27, 2022

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U.S. stocks blue oil price and Ômicron on radar

After completion Friday Short Session (26) Is negative with news about the new variant Omigron, US stock markets suffocated again and started today’s trading session at its peak. Petroleum.

Oh Dow Jones At 0.35%, S&P was up 1.03% at 4,641 points, up 0.64%. Nasdaq Was 1.28% higher at 15,690 points.

At 11:13 a.m. Brasilia time, Brent crude traded up 5.91% to US $ 75.82 in February 2022, while WTI traded up 6.87% to US $ 72.83 in January 2022.

In the last session, commodity prices fell by more than 10%, the biggest drop in a single day since April 2020. Friday’s retreat was triggered by low cash flow due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.

Omigron

The market is still uncertain about the possible effects of Ômicron. According to the WHO (World Health Organization), the new variant a “Very high” risk of explosions and lawsuits, The Wall Street Journal, points out that American investors are betting that the impact of the variance will be less profound than initially feared.

“Stakeholders are waiting for further clarification on the extent of the spread, the severity of the variation and whether the already developed vaccines will be effective,” the newspaper said.

Micron was first reported on November 24 in South Africa, where infections have increased.

Since then, the variation has spread to more than a dozen countries, many of which have imposed travel restrictions to isolate themselves.

Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading epidemiologist, said the U.S. தயாராகmicron should be ready to face, but still “fast” for locking. So far there are no cases in the United States.

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Shares of Corona virus vaccine maker Moderna rose 10% after taking over 20% on Friday, saying it was working to find a boost against micron. BioNTech, the maker of Pfizer, grew 5% this morning.

* With Reuters