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Quantamize End of Day Market Update

Jun 19, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

Negative sentiment permiated the market, led by increasing Sino-American trade tensions. US stocks finished mostly lower with the S&P 500 -0.40%, the Dow Jones Industrial -1.15%, the Nasdaq Composite -0.28%, while the Russell 2000 edged 0.06% higher. The S&P 500 was led lower industrials (-2.14%), materials (-1.81%), and information technology stocks (-0.72%), while telecommunications services (+1.42%), utilities (+1.06%), and consumer staples stocks (+0.52%) were the biggest outperformers in the S&P 500. The VIX rose 110 basis points to 13.41. The most active options today were GE July 20 ATM Put, XLF July 20 ATM Puts, VIX June 20 OTM Calls, VIX June 20 ATM Puts, and SPY June 20 ATM Puts. The USD$ index was stronger today, as strength in the JPY¥ was outweighed by weakness in CD$, AUD$, GBP£, and EUR€.

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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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CVS Health Corp (CVS) traded 4.47% higher today after the company announced that it would begin a prescription drug delivery service, allowing customers to receive medicine at home

FedEx Corp (FDX) released 4Q2018 EPS that was significantly higher than estimated ($5.91 vs $5.69 anticipated).

La-Z-Boy Inc (LZB) posted 4Q2018 EPS that was slightly higher than expected ($0.66 vs $0.64 forecasted).

Oracle Corp (ORCL) reported 4Q2018 EPS that higher than projected ($0.99 vs $0.94 expected). Shares of Oracle are up 0.93% to $46.70 per share.

Starbucks (SBUX) shares are down 2.79% to $55.83, after the company announced that it expects comparable sales to rise just 1% globally in 2Q2018, which would be the company’s worst performance in 9 years