End of Day Market Update

Jun 04, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks ended higher today in a quiet session, with the S&P 500 +0.45%, Russell 2000 +0.33%, and the Nasdaq Composite +0.69%.  The S&P 500 was led higher today by Consumer Discretionary (+1.14%), Telecom (+1.11%), and Real Estate (+0.98%), while Energy (-0.89%), Utilities (-0.80%), and Industrials (-0.13%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX closed at 12.74, down 72 basis points or -5.35%. The most actively traded options in US markets today were June 15 OTM calls on SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). The US 10-year government bond yields are higher today, up to 2.942%.

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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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HealthEquity Inc (HQY) reported 1Q2018 EPS that was slightly above expectations ($0.31 vs $0.28 projected).

Mylan (MYL) shares are up 3.58% post-market, after it was announced that the company won FDA approval for a drug similar to Amgen’s Neulsata drug.

According to a Reuters report, Starbucks (SBUX) CEO and founder Howard Schultz has announced that he will be stepping down from his position. Starbucks’ stock is down 1.38% post-market following this development.

Société Générale SA (ENXTPA:GLE) will pay nearly $1.3 billion to resolve a US led probe into allegations that the company bribed Libyan officials to engage in interest-rate manipulation.

YY Inc (YY) shares traded 2.48% higher today, ahead of tomorrow’s earnings release.