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End of Day Market Update

Jul 20, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot

US stocks ended mixed today, with large-cap stocks outperforming small-cap. The S&P 500 +0.03% and the Nasdaq Composite +0.34% rose, while the Russell 2000 -0.26% ended lower. The S&P 500 was led lower today by Telecom (-1.24%), Real Estate (-0.88%), and Utilities (-0.72%), while Consumer Staples (+0.57%), Financials (+0.18%), and Technology (+0.03%) were the biggest outperforming sectors. The VIX ended down 1 basis points, or 0.08%, to 12.86. Yield on the US 10-year fell today, down 5.4 basis points to 2.896%. The DXY USD$ index fell -0.75%, and was weaker against all of the G10, with significant weakness in CAD$ (-1.10%), GBP£ (-0.90%), JPY¥ (-0.87%), and EUR€ (-0.70%). The most actively traded options today were EEM July 20 ATM Puts, SPY July 27 OTM Calls, and July 20 OTM Puts, and BAC July 20 ATM Calls.

*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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AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC) declined 1.01% today, after the company was downgraded from buy to a neutral rating at Baird

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) was downgraded from buy to a hold rating at Bidask Club. Bed Bath & Beyond stock fell 2.34% today, following this development

Esterline Technologies (ESL) shares traded 10.01% higher today to $83.00, after SunTrust estimated that the company should be valued at $90-$100/share

Iberiabank (IBKC) closed 5.54% higher to $82.85 after the company reported 2Q2018 EPS that was above the consensus ($1.71 vs $1.58 forecasted)

Philip Morris International (PM) finished trading 4.22% higher to $84.31 per share, despite beginning downgraded at Cowen.