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End of Day Market Update

Jun 29, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks were mostly higher today, though falling from earlier levels, with the S&P 500 +0.08%, Russell 2000 -0.12%, and the Nasdaq Composite +0.09%. The S&P 500 was led higher today by Energy (+0.62%), Telecom (+0.60%), and Materials (+0.35%), while Financials (-0.11%), Consumer Staples (-0.06%), and Technology (-0.04%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX closed down 87 basis points, or 5.16%, to 15.98. The yield on the US 10-year was up 1.1 basis points to 2.857%. The USD$ is weaker against all of the G10, except for JPY¥. The most active options today are SPY June 29 OTM Calls and ITM Puts, EEM July 20 ATM Puts, and XOP October 18 OTM Puts.

*Data in Price Return, Source:Stockdio

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

*Data in Price Return, Source:Stockdio

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day

*Data in Price Return, Source:Stockdio

Stocks Trending in the News

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General Motors (GM) shares traded 2.76% lower today, after the company warned that tariffs against US auto exports could cause the company’s domestic operations to contract

Hormel Foods (HRL), Smithfield Foods Inc (SFD), and Tyson Foods Inc (TSN) are among several large US pork manufacturers facing lawsuits over accusations of fixing pork prices in the US to the detriment of consumers

McKesson Corp (MCK) shares traded 1.77% lower today after the RCB Capital lowered its price for the strock from $170 to $158

Synnex Corp (SNX) traded 9.58% lower today, over concerns that the company’s $2.4 billion deal to acquire Convergys will increase execution risk