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End of Day Market Update

Jun 05, 2018

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US Stocks ended higher today, and above the levels reported in our midday update. The S&P 500 +0.07%, Russell 2000 +0.68%, and Nasdaq Composite +0.41%, all ended near their highs for the day. The S&P 500 was led higher today by Materials (+0.76%), Telecom (+0.67%), and Consumer Discretionary (+0.58%), while Utilities (-0.52%), Real Estate (-0.50%), and Consumer Staples (-0.46%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX fell 26 basis points, or -2.04%, to 12.48. The most actively traded options in US markets today are MYL June 15 OTM calls, CMCSA January 18 OTM calls, and XLF July 20 OTM calls. The US 10-Year government yield fell 1.6 basis points today to 2.917%.

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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

Ambarella Inc (AMBA) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was above expectations ($0.13 vs $0.09 projected). Ambarella’s stock is up 1.21% post market to $49.99.

HD Supply Holdings (HDS) stock traded 4.15% higher today after the company released earnings results that were stronger than expected ($0.70 vs $0.64 consensus).

Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) is up 1.86% post-market after the company announced a 10-year, $1 billion partnership agreement with Biogen.

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (ENXTAM:RDSA) has been downgraded from a buy to a hold rating at Société Générale

ZTE Corp (763 HK) has reported signed an agreement that will, in principle, lift the ban imposed by the US Commerce Department, preventing the company from buying from US suppliers.