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US Stocks Higher, On Pace to End Longest Decline Since March

Aug 14, 2018

US Market Snapshot                                                                                                                                                        Start Your Free Trial Today

  • US stocks are in the black today, with the S&P 500 advancing for the first time in 5 trading sessions
  • The S&P 500 is currently up 0.61%, Nasdaq Composite is up 0.55%, and Russell 2000 is up 1.05%
  • Materials (+0.98%), Industrials (+0.86%), and Consumer Discretionary (+0.74%) stocks are the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Healthcare (+0.4%), Utilities (+0.4%), and Energy (+0.18%) 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 9.87x
  • 30 stocks in the S&P500 are at 4-week highs while 49 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 11 stocks in the S&P 500 are overbought while 23 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 118 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are at 4-week highs while 212 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 216 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are overbought while 397 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • The VIX is currently  moving down at 13.36 from yesterday's close of 14.78

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasury Notes are lower with yields up 1.43 basis points to 2.6267%
  • US 5-Year Treasury Bonds are lower with yields up 1.01 basis points to 2.76%
  • US 10-Year Treasury Bonds are lower with yields up 0.73 basis points to 2.8859%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 0.42 basis points to 0.13%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.7 basis points to 0.26%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.28 basis points to 0.13%

Currencies

  • EUR€ is currently down 0.552% against the USD$ to 1.1347
  • GBP£ is currently down 0.282% against the USD$ to 1.2735
  • CHF is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.0068
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.208% against the USD$ to 110.93

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is currently up 1.22% to USD$68.02/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread down USD$-1.23 to USD$3.89/bbl
  • Gold is currently up 0.28% to USD$1196.81/oz

Stocks Trending in the News

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  • Chubb Ltd (CB) has been downgraded to sell from a hold rating at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank analysts cited numerous concerns as catalysts for the downgrade, including slow post-merger business growth and consensus EPS that may be unrealistic for the company
  • First Data Corp (FDC) has announced that it will be offering 64,000,000 shares of stock to the public at an offering price of $23.75 per share. First Data Corp stocks is trading 1.46% higher to $24.25 today
  • Home Depot Inc (HD) is trading 0.63% lower today to $192.91, despite reporting higher than expected 2Q2018 EPS, after the company disclosed that rising fuel, raw materials, and transportation costs were negative impacting profitability. The company now projects its grow margin to expand 41 basis points in FY2018, down from an earlier forecast of a 44-basis point gross margin widening
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) has been downgraded from buy to a hold rating at Argus Research Corp. Despite being downgraded, shares of Parker-Hannifin are trading 0.11% higher to $167.47
  • Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN) is trading 1.24% higher to $48.01, despite being downgraded to neutral from an outperform rating at Baird

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - Intraday

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - Intraday 

Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

S&P 500 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Tapestry Inc Consumer Discretionary 52.9 11.36%          783,400.00
Advance Auto Parts Inc Consumer Discretionary 155 7.36%          283,414.00
Nielsen Holdings PLC Industrials 26.2 5.61%      1,067,371.00
Seagate Technology PLC Information Technology 53.2 4.35%          618,846.00
AutoZone Inc Consumer Discretionary 755 3.33%            18,635.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Microchip Technology Inc Information Technology 84.7 -2.53%          511,140.00
Wynn Resorts Ltd Consumer Discretionary 145 -2.21%          380,260.00
Williams Cos Inc/The Energy 30.1 -1.82%          826,302.00
Symantec Corp Information Technology 18.6 -1.54%          761,439.00
Chubb Ltd Financials 133 -1.41%          161,478.00