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End of Day Market Update

Jul 24, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                  Start Your Free Trial Today

  • US stocks finished mixed, with large-cap stocks outperforming small-cap stocks, as investor focus remains centered on the slew of corporate earnings posted today.
  • The S&P 500 finsihed +0.48% and the Dow Jones rose 0.79%, while the Nasdaq Composite edged 0.01% lower and the Russell 2000  fell 1.07%.
  • Telecommunications (+1.76%), energy (+1.32%), and materials stocks(+1.30%) were the best performing sectors in the S&P 500, while consumer staples (+0.17%), consumer discretionary (-0.28%), and real estate stocks (-0.31%) were the biggest laggards
  • The VIX ended down 1.87%, to 12.41.
  • Yield on the US 10-year fell 0.7 basis points to 2.952%.
  • The DXY USD$ index fell today against most of the G10 currencies, with weakness against the  AUD$ (+0.484%) at 0.7424, GBP£ (+0.334%) at 1.3146, JPY¥ (+0.128%) at 0.0089, but strength against EUR€ (-0.067%) at 1.1682.
  • The most actively traded options today were EEM September 21 OTM Calls, HYG August 17 OTM Puts, and VIX August 22 OTM Puts.

Stocks Trending in the News

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Ameriprise Financial Inc (AMP) announced 2Q2018 EPS that was above estimates ($3.60 vs $3.45 projected). Shares of Ameriprise Financial are unchanged post-market

AT&T Inc (T) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was higher than expected ($0.91 vs $0.84 projected) but posted 2Q2018 revenue that was below estimates. Shares of AT&T Inc are trading down 1.64% to $31.16 post-market

Blackstone Mortgage Trust (BXMT) shares are down 0.23% to $32.63, despite releasing 2Q2018 EPS that was more robust than estimated ($0.83 vs $0.66)

Chubb Ltd (CB) released 2Q2018 EPS that surpassed expectations ($2.68 vs $2.62, but a property & casualty combined ratio that missed the consensus. Chubb Ltd stock is 0.06% lower, to $134.47

Manhattan Associates (MANH) posted 2Q2018 EPS that beat the consensus ($0.47 vs $0.38 anticipated). Manhattan Associates shares are trading 0.59% higher to $41.61 after the close

Stryker Corp (SYK) reported 2Q2018 EPS that was modestly above estimates ($1.76 vs $1.73) but provided 3Q201 EPS guidance that was weaker than expected. Stryker Corp stock is down 2.28% to $168.97 post-market

WR Berkley (WRB) announced 2Q2018 EPS that was significant higher than forecasted ($1.40 vs $0.83 projected)

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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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