5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, July 11

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day.

1. Earnings and stocks

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 30, 2022. 

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2. Musk weighs on Twitter

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world.

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3. Big week for Treasurys and economic data

A pedestrian carries shopping bags in San Francisco, California, US, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

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4. Slowdown for factories in China

Despite the strong rebound, factories remained cautious in terms of hiring more staff, with employment falling for the third month in a row.

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5. ‘Thor’ leads big weekend

Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth star in Marvel’s “Thor: Love and Thunder.”