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End of Day Market Update

May 21, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks ended higher today, with the S&P 500 (+0.74%), Russell 2000 (+0.66%), and the Nasdaq Composite (+0.54%).

Every sector of the S&P 500 was positive today, higher by Industrials (+1.51%), Telecom (+1.36%), and Real Estate (+1.01%), while Health Care (+0.10%), Consumer Staples (+0.44%), and Utilities (+0.49%) were the biggest lagging sectors.

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S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

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Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day

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Stocks Trending in the News

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Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE) has reportedly agreed to acquire e-commerce firm Magento for $1.68 billion.

Boeing Co (BA) backed start-up, Zunum Aero, which plans to deliver its first hybrid electric plane by 2022.

Micron Technology (MU) has announced a planned $10 billion share repurchase program, which will begin in FY19.

Nordson (NDSN) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was firmly above expectations ($1.56 vs $1.43 projected).

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) shares closed up 12.52% today, after the company announced a nearly $1 billion deal with Fox, in which Fox will air WWE’s Smackdown Live program.