Stocks Lower, Week Ahead, Tesla, AMC, Gas Prices-5 Things to Know

Here are five things to know about Monday, August 22:

1. — Stock futures slip on growth, inflation worries

U.S. stock futures fell on Friday, while the dollar extended its best weekly gain in more than two years as investors took a defensive tone ahead of a crunch week for the Fed amid concerns that soaring inflation will continue to cripple growth prospects in the world’s largest economies.

An energy crisis in Europe, which threatens to tip the region into recession as the cost of living rises, alongside damage to the world’s second-largest economy from China’s “zero Covid” health policies, have added to the muted investment climate .

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