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US Stocks Decline But Finish Above Session Lows

Aug 13, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                  Start Your Free Trial Today

  • Turkish economic concerns forced US equities lower to start the week. Large-cap stocks outperformed small-caps today
  • The S&P 500 finished down 0.4%, Nasdaq Composite is down 0.25%, and Russell 2000 is down 0.68%
  • Energy (-1.22%), Industrials (-0.52%), and Financials (-1.01%) stocks were the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Utilities (+0.09%), Real Estate (-0.01%), and Consumer Staples (-0.07%) stocks were the worst performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Investor sentiment for US stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the S&P 500 closing at 0.4x
  • 35 stocks in the S&P 500 hit 4-week highs while 56 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 19 stocks in the S&P 500 closed overbought while 23 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 140 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite hit 4-week highs while 195 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 245 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite closed overbought while 350 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • The VIX closed up 1.62 points today to 14.78 after closing at 13.16 yesterday

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasuries lower with yields up 0.61 basis points to 2.6103%
  • US 5-Year Treasuries are lower with yields up 0.17 basis points to 2.7465%
  • US 10-Year Treasuries are lower with yields up 0.36 basis points to 2.8768%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 0.44 basis points to 0.14%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.25 basis points to 0.27%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has widened 0.19 basis points to 0.13%
     

Currencies

  • EUR€ is little changed 0.061% against the USD$ in after hours to 1.1406
  • GBP£ is little changed 0.024% against the USD$ in after hours to 1.2761
  • CHF is up 0.209% against the USD$ in after hours to 1.0068
  • JPY¥ is little changed 0.126% against the USD$ in after hours to 110.69

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is down 0.64% to USD$67.2/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread up USD$0.43 to USD$4.71/bbl
  • Gold is down 1.35% to USD$1194.25/oz

Stocks Trending in the News

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) shares finished up 3.52%, after the company announced the launch of a new line of high-end desktop processors, called the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Diebold Nixdorf Inc (DBD) finished 16.46% higher to $4.60, after it was disclosed that the company has hired advisors to help the company navigate its sale, according to a CNBC report

Medtronic PLC (MDT) shares traded modestly higher today (+0.15%) after the company was upgraded to strong buy from a buy rating at Needham & Co

United Technologies (UTX) shares traded 0.69% lower today to $132.18, after it was reported that the company will be borrowing as much as $11 billion to finance its acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc (COL)

Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

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Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day

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S&P 500 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Nielsen Holdings PLC Industrials 24.6 12.06%      4,173,627.00
Sysco Corp Consumer Staples 72.8 6.24%      1,137,856.00
News Corp Consumer Discretionary 14 3.72%          382,212.00
Advanced Micro Devices Inc Information Technology 19.7 3.52%    14,063,367.00
Air Products & Chemicals Inc Materials 162 2.89%          460,060.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Lennar Corp Consumer Discretionary 50.8 -4.87%          640,610.00
Harley-Davidson Inc Consumer Discretionary 41.4 -4.32%          718,097.00
Hologic Inc Health Care 39 -4.03%      1,322,361.00
Cimarex Energy Co Energy 86.5 -3.84%          330,593.00
NRG Energy Inc Utilities 32.5 -3.82%          803,462.00