Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day:

1. Dow, S&P 500 set to bounce after four sessions of losses

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.

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U.S. stock futures bounced Friday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 posted their fourth straight session of losses. The Nasdaq on Thursday saw its second down day in a row. All three stock benchmarks were tracking for negative weeks, as concern persisted on Wall Street about the Covid-19 delta variant’s impact on the economic reopening. As of Thursday’s close, the Dow was 2% away from last month’s record close. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were nearly 1% shy of their latest record closes earlier this month.

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