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Stocks Higher as S&P 500 Touches Its Highest Level Since January

Aug 06, 2018

US Market Snapshot

  • The S&P 500 is currently up 0.39%, Nasdaq Composite is up 0.45%, and Russell 2000 is up 0.54%
  • Energy (+0.69%), Financials (+0.67%), and Consumer Discretionary (+0.67%) stocks are the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Telecom (+0.21%), Industrials (+0.17%), and Real Estate (-0.24%) 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 2.21x
  • 90 stocks in the S&P500 are at 4-week highs while 21 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 44 stocks in the S&P 500 are overbought while 8 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 105 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are at 4-week highs while 182 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 232 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are overbought while 383 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • The VIX is currently little changed at 11.32 from last week's close of 11.64

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasury Notes are lower with yields up 0.2 basis points to 2.6452%
  • US 5-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -0.84 basis points to 2.8041%
  • US 10-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -1.12 basis points to 2.9376%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 1.04 basis points to 0.16%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.32 basis points to 0.29%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.28 basis points to 0.13%

Currencies

  • EUR€ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.1564
  • GBP£ is currently down 0.438% against the USD$ to 1.2944
  • CHF is currently down 0.219% against the USD$ to 1.0037
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.153% against the USD$ to 111.42

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is currently up 1.91% to USD$69.8/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread down USD$-1.15 to USD$3.57/bbl
  • Gold is currently down -0.43% to USD$1209.72/oz
S&P 500 Sector ETFs - Intraday

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - Intraday 

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Stocks Trending in the News

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  • Apple (AAPL) should receive all the chips it expects from Taiwan Semiconductor (2330 TT) according to a report published by Maxim Group today, this after a virus struck production facilities
  • Newell Brands (NWL) sees up to US$100mn annual impact on its busines if tariffs as announced are fully implemented, the stock fell as much as 10% on the news in morning trading
  • Seaworld Entertainment (SEAS) delivered 4.8% growth in attendance, a significant turnaround, while posting adjusted ebitda of US$117.6mn versus consensus of US$99.2mn

S&P 500 Movers

Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
DISH Network Corp Consumer Discretionary 36.57 7.75% 1,142,538
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc Industrials 71.919 7.04% 269,945
Henry Schein Inc Health Care 83.95 4.74% 435,955
Nektar Therapeutics Health Care 56.3 4.34% 285,830
Advanced Micro Devices Inc Information Technology 19.23 4.11% 9,807,458
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Newell Brands Inc Consumer Discretionary 23.01 -12.72% 2,461,153
Praxair Inc Materials 158.18 -3.61% 273,511
Kraft Heinz Co/The Consumer Staples 62.51 -3.04% 947,443
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc Information Technology 120.22 -2.66% 323,096
Assurant Inc Financials 106.06 -1.91% 216,586