US stocks expected to open lower as focus falls on corporate earnings

26 April 2022

6.30am: Mood remains fragile US stocks were expected to open lower on Tuesday with the focus firmly on corporate earnings, especially in the technology and consumer sectors, even though recent share price falls brought out some bargain hunters by the close on Monday. The war in Ukraine and its impact on commodity prices also continue to worry investors alongside¬†fears that economic growth in China may be starting to slow amid the country’s tough measures on COVID-19.