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Dow Jones Futures Fall: Choppy Stock Market Rally Continues As Tesla Dives; Home Depot, Walmart Earnings On Deck

Posted Date: August 17 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Dow Jones futures, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures, were lower late Monday. The choppy stock market rally continues, as Tesla stock dived on news of a government investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system, falling below a recent buy point. Dow Jones retailers Home Depot and Walmart will report earnings early Tuesday.
On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 0.3%, while the S&P 500 also rose 0.3%. The Nasdaq cut losses to just 0.2%.
Among the Dow Jones leadersApple (AAPL) rallied 1.35% Monday, while Microsoft (MSFT) moved up 0.6% in today's stock market. Dow Jones retailers Home Depot (HD) and Walmart (WMT) are near new buy points ahead of Tuesday morning's earnings results.
Tesla (TSLA) dived 4.3% after the National Highway Safety Administration opened a formal investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system. Tesla stock dropped below a recent buy point.
Among the top stocks to buy and watch, Nvidia (NVDA), RH (RH) and Shopify (SHOP) are in or near new buy zones.
Nvidia, Microsoft and Tesla are IBD Leaderboard stocks. Apple is an IBD SwingTrader stock. Nvidia and Shopify featured in this week's Stocks Near A Buy Zone column.

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