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End of Day Market Update

Jul 16, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

 

 

US stock markets fell today, with the S&P 500 -0.10%, Russell 2000 -0.50%, and the Nasdaq Composite -0.26%.  The S&P 500 was led lower today by Energy (-1.15%), Telecom (-1.05%), and Materials (-0.80%), while Financials (+1.78%), Consumer Discretionary (+0.25%), and Utilities ( -0.10%) were the biggest outperforming sectors. The VIX rose 65 basis points, or 5.34%, to 12.83. Yield on the US 10-year is up 2.4 basis points to 2.852%. The DXY USD$ index is down -0.26%, with strength in the AUD$ (+0.049%) offset by weakness in CHF (-0.507%), EUR€ (-0.252%), and CAD$ (-0.187%). The most actively traded options today are SPY July 16 ATM Puts, BAC July 20 ATM Calls and OTM Puts, and EEM July 20 ITM Calls.

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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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Ford (F) has agreed to a $299 million settlement, to resolve customer incidents from the Takata air bag inflators used in the company’s vehicles. Shares of Ford are down 0.09% to $10.84 after the close

International Game Technology (IGT) has reached an agreement with FanDuel Group, under which IGT will be FanDuel’s sports betting platform provider. IGT stock is up 2.46% to $25.00 post-close

Louisiana Pacific (LPX) has been upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America, with a price target set at $38. Despite the upgrade, Louisiana Pacific stock is down 2.03% to $28.00 post-market

Netflix Inc (NFLX) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was higher than expected ($0.85 vs $0.79) but posted revenue ($3.91 billion vs $3.94 billion) and subscriber net additions (+5.2mm Q/Q vs +6.2mm Q/Q estimated) that were both below forecasts. Shares of Netflix are trading 14.20% to $343.60 post-market

Rockwell Automation (ROK) traded 2.01% lower today, after the company was downgraded to sell from a neutral rating at Goldman Sachs