Ford said it was pausing a $3.5 billion electric-vehicle battery plant.
Stock futures declined Tuesday and Treasury yields moved higher as belief is growing on Wall Street that the Federal Reserve likely will keep interest rates higher for longer.
These stocks were poised to make moves Tuesday:
(F) said it was pausing a $3.5 billion electric-vehicle battery plant. The auto maker told Barron’s in an emailed statement that it was a construction pause. “We haven’t made any final decision about the planned investment there,” said a company spokesman in the statement. “There are a number of considerations. We want to be confident about our ability to competitively operate the plant.” Ford announced plans for the plant in February. It was scheduled to open in 2026. Ford shares fell 0.2% in premarket trading.
The auto maker, along with
(STLA), has been facing a strike by the United Auto Workers.
(THO), the recreational-vehicle maker, said it expected fiscal 2024 earnings of $6,.25 to $7.25 a share on sales of $10.5 billion to $11 billion. Analysts had been forecasting earnings of $7.12 a share on sales of about $10.9 billion. Thor said “current mixed macroeconomic data and cautious dealer sentiment serve as a reminder that the retail environment, though showing signs of improvement over the course of the summer selling season, continues to be challenging.” The stock was falling…