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Midday Market Update

Jun 27, 2018

US Market Snapshot                                                                                                                                                                                     Start Your Free Trial Today

US stocks are mixed today with the S&P 500 +0.24% and the Dow Jones Industrial +0.38%, while the Russell 2000 is -0.47% and the Nasdaq Composite is -0.38%.  Energy (+1.84%), materials (+0.88%), and industrials stocks (+0.54%) drove the S&P 500 higher, while information technology (-0.33%), consumer discretionary (-0.12%) and healthcare stocks (-0.08%) weighed the S&P 500 down. The VIX is up 63 basis points, or 3.96%, to 16.51. Yield on US 10-year is down 3.8 basis points to 2.838%. The most active options today are SPY June 27 ATM Puts, GLD Jan 20 OTM Calls, F Jan 17 OTM Calls, and XLF July 20 ATM Calls.

*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

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Differential Brands Group (DFBG) is acquiring a division of Global Brands Group (SEHK:788) for $1.38 billion

Globus Medical (GMED) shares are trading 7.95% lower, after the company was downgraded to underperform from a neutral rating at Bank of America (BAC)

Walt Disney Co (DIS) has won approval for its $71 billion acquisition bid for Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA). Disney’s bid is $3 pre-share higher than the one proposed by Comcast Corp (CMCSA), and is $10 per share higher than the bid offered by Disney in December 2017

 World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) shares are up 8.77% today after the company signed 5-year deal with both USA Network and Fox Sports, allowing both networks to air its premium programs