USA-Values ​​to follow on Wall Street (Updated) – 05/31/2022 at 1:48 p.m

(Updated with details on index futures performance, “crypto” assets, Sherwin-Williams, premarket prices)

PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) – Top stocks to watch on Tuesday’s Wall Street, where the main index futures posted an open about 0.5% for the Dow Jones .DJI and the Standard & Poor’s 500 .SPX suggest, but slightly up for the Nasdaq .IXIC :

* OIL SECURITIES soar in the forecourt as the rise in crude oil prices accelerates following an agreement between European Union leaders to cut EU imports of Russian crude by 90%. EXXON MOBIL XOM.N and CHEVRON CVX.N were up 1.4% and 1.3% respectively, while oil services conglomerate SCHLUMBERGER SLB.N was up 1.7%.

* BOEING BA.N – Norwegian Air NAS.OL announced Monday that it has placed an order for 50 737 MAX aircraft and has an option for 30 additional aircraft for an unspecified amount.

* APPLE AAPL.O — Taiwan’s Foxconn Group 2317.TW, one of the iPhone maker’s key contract manufacturers, said on Tuesday the outlook for the second half of this year is moving “in the right direction” with the announced lockdown in Shanghai . The stock is yielding 0.5% pre-market.

* US AIRLINES canceled a total of more than 2,500 flights over the Memorial Day long weekend due to weather disruptions but also labor issues. According to FlightAware, Delta Air Lines DAL.N alone has canceled around 700 flights in the past four days.

* “CRYPTO” values ​​advance in premarket trading after Bitcoin BTC=BTSP price surged nearly 10% since Friday. MICROSTRATEGY MSTR.O gains 9%, HUT 8 MINING HUT.O, RIOT BLOCKCHAIN ​​​​RIOT.O, MARATHON DIGITAL MARA.O and BIT DIGITAL BTBT.O between 4.8% and 7%, COINBASE GLOBAL COIN.O 3.3%.

* SHERWIN-WILLIAMS SHW.N – Credit Suisse is beginning to monitor the paint and coatings specialist with a “below average” opinion and a target price of $245, down 11.3% from Friday’s close.

* FMC FMC.N – Credit Suisse began monitoring the agrochemicals giant with a “below average” view and a price target of $109.

(Written by Laetitia Volga and Marc Angrand, edited by Sophie Louet)

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