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Aug 03, 2018

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US Market Snapshot

  • The S&P 500 is currently up 0.25%, Nasdaq Composite is down 0.09%, and Russell 2000 is down 0.68%
  • Consumer Staples (+1.17%), Utilities (+1.03%), and Real Estate (+0.98%) stocks are the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Tech (+0.04%), Industrials (-0.24%), and Energy (-0.79%) stocks are the worst performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Investor sentiment for US stocks is positive with the advance/decline ratio for the S&P 500 currently at 1.55x
  • 54 stocks in the S&P500 are at 4-week highs while 52 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 37 stocks in the S&P 500 are overbought while 15 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 118 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are at 4-week highs while 169 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 266 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are overbought while 443 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • The VIX is currently little changed at 11.63 from yesterday's close of 12.19

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasury Notes are higher with yields down -1.41 basis points to 2.6493%
  • US 5-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -3.38 basis points to 2.821%
  • US 10-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -2.78 basis points to 2.9581%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 1.97 basis points to 0.17%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.37 basis points to 0.31%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has widened 0.6 basis points to 0.14%

Currencies

  • EUR€ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.1593
  • GBP£ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.302
  • CHF is currently up 0.259% against the USD$ to 1.0073
  • JPY¥ is currently down 0.394% against the USD$ to 111.22

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is currently down -1.09% to USD$68.21/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread up USD$0.99 to USD$4.37/bbl
  • Gold is currently up 0.73% to USD$1216.67/oz

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - Intraday

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - Intraday 

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Stocks Trending in the News

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  • Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) delivered 2Q results that beat estimates as press reports indicate preliminary talks with Campbell Soup Co are underway.  2Q EPS of US$1.00 camely convincingly above the US$0.92 expected though sales fell 0.4% in the quarter
  • Noble Energy (NBL) posted 2Q results in line but announced an increase in 2018 capex as well as lower guidance for 3Q.  Shares were down as much as 8% in morning trading
  • Symantec (SYMC) 2Q came in line but announced an 8% cut in their employee rolls and provide weaker guidance for the coming quarters. Shares are down over 11% midday.

S&P 500 Stock Movers

Top Buy Winners and Losers
Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc Information Technology 125.08 9.91% 1,228,329
Fluor Corp Industrials 55.72 7.78% 198,134
Kraft Heinz Co/The Consumer Staples 63.83 7.59% 2,138,690
DISH Network Corp Consumer Discretionary 31.73 6.20% 874,443
Cerner Corp Health Care 65.95 4.72% 560,880

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Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Concho Resources Inc Energy 135.35 -4.61% 167,864
Symantec Corp Information Technology 18.775 -10.46% 6,082,849
Noble Energy Inc Energy 32.98 -7.95% 735,282
Western Union Co/The Information Technology 19.555 -4.98% 987,951
CVS Health Corp Health Care 64.69 1.65% 468,052

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