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End of Day Market Update

Jun 11, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US markets were slightly higher today, as the market looked past the G-7 summit over the weekend to President Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim later this evening. The S&P 500 +0.11%, Russell 2000 +0.13%, and Nasdaq Composite +0.19% were all marginally higher. The S&P 500 was led higher today by Consumer Staples (+0.83%), Energy (+0.48%), and Consumer Discretionary (+0.40%), while Utilities (-0.29%), Financials (-0.18%), and Telecom (-0.05%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX rose 17 basis points, or 1.40%, to 12.35. The most actively traded options in US markets today were SPY June 15 OTM Calls, WFT June 15 ATM Puts, and EEM June 15 ATM Puts. The US 10-year yield was little changed, up 1.8 basis points to 2.954%. The USD$ index is little changed, with strength in CAD$, JPY¥, and GBP£ offset by weakness in EUR€, AUD$, and SEK.

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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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Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY) reported 1Q2018 EPS that was well above expectations ($1.04 vs $0.93 consensus). Dave & Buster’s shares are up 13.13% post-market to $54.11 per share

FedEx Corp (FDX) declared a 2Q2018 cash dividend of $0.65 per share, payable on July 9th to shareholders of record on June 25th.

Limoneira Co (LMNR) reported Q22018 EPS that was slightly higher than expected ($0.44 vs $0.42 projected).

RH (RH) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was significantly stronger than forecasted ($1.33 vs $1.01 estimates). RH’s stock is up 16.25% to $138.02.