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End of Day Market Update

Jul 05, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks ended the higher today, with the S&P 500 +0.86%, Russell 2000 +1.15%, and the Nasdaq Composite +1.12%. The S&P 500 was led higher today by Technology (+1.41%), Consumer Staples (+1.40%), and Real Estate (+1.31%), while Energy (-0.11%), Financials (+0.19%), and Industrials (+0.46%) were the biggest lagging sectors. The VIX fell 119 basis points, or 7.37%, to 14.97. US 10-year yield was flat today and is trading at 2.831%.  The most actively traded options today were EEM August 17 OTM Call and OTM Put, XLU September 21 OTM Puts, and SMH August 17 OTM Puts. The US Dollar Index (DXY) finished down 0.14%, and USD$ strength in JPY¥, GBP£, and CHF was offset by weakness in EUR€, NOK, and DKK.

*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

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Barclay’s Plc (LSE:BARC) has purchased a portfolio of bad loans from 53 Italian banks for €1.4 billion

Facebook (FB) has issued an apology, after the company’s algorithms identified excerpts from the Declaration of Independence as hate speech, and removed the post containing the quotes. Despite Facebook’s most recent gaffe, shares of the company traded 2.97% higher today

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) traded 13.51% higher today, after the company was upgraded to buy from a neutral rating at DNB Markets

Wells Fargo’s (WFC) $33 billion shareholder cash return plan, which it will execute over the next twelve months, is a record for any US bank and edged out the $31.5 billion capital return plan by JP Morgan (JPM)