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End of Day Market Update

Jul 25, 2018

US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                  Start Your Free Trial Today

  • US stocks ended higher today, with large-cap stocks outperforming small-caps.
  • The S&P 500 is up +0.91%, the Nasdaq Composite +1.17%, Dow Jones +0.68%, and the Russel 2000 +0.30%.
  • Industrials (+1.52%), health care (+1.28%), and technology (+1.25%) were the best performing sectors in the S&P500, while utilities (+0.29%), financials (+0.21%), and telecom (+0.12%) were the biggest laggards.
  • The VIX ended down 97 basis points, or -0.97%, to 12.29. 
  • Yield on the US 10-year rose today, up 2.4 basis points to yield 2.975%.
  • The DXY USD$ index fell against most of the G10 currencies today, with weakness against AUD$, -.017% at 0.7447; GBP£, -0.051% at 1.3191; EUR€, -0.048% at 1.1728. However, DXY strengthened against JPY¥, +0.009% at 110.96.
  • The most actively traded options today were SMH August 17 OTM Puts, XLF August 17 ITM Calls, and EEM December 21 OTM, and August 24 OTM Calls.

Stocks Trending in the News

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Biogen Inc (BIIB) shares finished trading 2.95% higher, after a trial of the company’s Eisai drug slowed the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease by 30% in patients studied
Facebook Inc (FB) is down 7.59% to $201 post-market, after the company released higher than projected 2Q2018 EPS results ($1.74 vs $1.72 anticipated), but slower than anticipated monthly active user and revenue growth
Las Vegas Sands (LVS) has declined 1.49% post-market to $74.00, following earnings results that were below the consensus ($0.74 vs $0.79)
Mattel (MAT) stocks has fallen 9.15% to $14.80 following the close, after the company announced 2Q2018 EPS that was significantly worse than estimated ($-0.57 vs $0.31)
Mondelez (MDLZ) reported 2Q2018 EPS that beat the consensus ($0.56 vs $0.54). Mondelez stock is up 4.8% to $3.50 after today’s trading 
PayPal (PYPL) posted 2Q2018 EPS that was relatively in-line with expectations ($0.58 vs $0.57)/ Share of PayPal are down 3.72% to $87.97 post-market
The SEC has communicated with a former Tesla Inc (TSLA) employee named Martin Tripp. Tripp has filed a whistle-blower claim, accusing the company of purposefully making misstatements and omitting information to investors
Visa Inc (V) shares have climbed 0.61% to $143.51 post-market, after the company announced 2Q2018 EPS that was more robust than projected ($1.20 vs $1.09)

*Source: Stockdio, Data in Price Return

S&P 500 Sector ETFs - End of Day

*Source: Stockdio, Data in Price Return

Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - End of Day
*Source: Stockdio, Data in Price Return