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End of Day Market Update

Jun 01, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks rallied today on the back of a strong jobs report, with the S&P 500 +1.08%, Russell 2000 +0.88%, and the Nasdaq Composite +1.51%. The S&P 500 was led higher today by Technology (+1.70%), Materials (+1.53%), and Financials (+1.14%), while Consumer Staples (-1.60%), Utilities (-1.53%), and Real Estate (+0.41%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX closed at 13.46, down 197 basis points or 12.77%.  The most actively traded options in US markets today were Jun 1 ATM calls on Apple (AAPL). The yield on the US 10-year government bond finished 5.8 basis points higher to 3.049%. The US dollar was stronger against most of the G10 currencies, falling only against the British Pound.

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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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Alphabet (GOOGL) will not be renewing its AI drone deal with the Pentagon due to complaints from Google employees

GameStop (GME) reported 1Q2018 EPS that slightly beat expectations ($0.38 vs $0.37 projected). Revenue results missed the consensus by almost $30 million ($1.93 billion vs $1.96 billion estimated). GameStop shares are up 0.22% post-market.

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Education Realty Trust (EDR) is exploring a potential sale to private-equity firms. 

Miscrosfot (MSFT) is reportedly in discussions to acquire internet hosting service GitHub

Petrobras (BOVESPA:PETR4) closed 14.86% lower today after CEO Pedro Parente resigned under pressure from Brazilian President Michael Temer, as a result of nationwide strike over surging fuel costs.