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Midday Market Update

Jun 26, 2018

US Market Snapshot

US stocks are mostly higher today, recovering from yesterday’s selloff, with the S&P 500 +0.42%, Russell 2000 +0.26%, and the Nasdaq Composite +0.53%. The S&P 500 is being led higher today by Energy (+0.96%), Real Estate (+0.62%), and Consumer Discretionary (+0.50%), while Financials (-0.50%), Health Care (-0.25%), and Consumer Staples (-0.02%) are the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX is down 126 basis points, or 7.27%, to 16.07. The US 10-year yield is little changed, up 0.2 basis points to 2.877%. The most actively traded options today are BAC June 29 and January 18 OTM Calls, XLF July 20 OTM Calls, and QQQ June 29 OTM Calls. The USD$ index is up 0.24% today, with strength against in AUD$ EUR€, GBP£ and JPY¥, and only slight weakness against CAD$.

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - Intraday

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - Intraday 

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Stocks Trending in the News

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Cboe Global Markets Inc (CBOE) has been upgraded to neutral from underweight at JP Morgan (JPM). Shares of Cboe Global Markets are up 3.26% to $107.55

Northrop Grumman (NOC) has been awarded a $5.1 billion contract from the Australian government, under which Northrop Grumman will produce 6 Triton drones

J.M Smucker (SJM) shares are trading 2.89% higher to $111.36, after the company announced the elimination of its “poison pill” shareholder rights plan

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) has determined that any deal the company accepts with Comcast (CMCSA) likely bears more antitrust risk than a potential deal with Walt Disney Co (DIS)