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S&P 500 Finished Lower With Facebook Down 18.96%

Jul 26, 2018

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US Markets End of Day Snapshot                                                                                                                                 

  • US stocks finished mixed today, after Facebook's diasppointing earnings results had a negative collateral effect on FAANG stocks, and drove a rotation out of tech stocks
  • The S&P 500 finished down 0.3%, Nasdaq Composite down 1.01%, and Russell 2000 up 0.6%
  • Utilities(+1.14%), Energy(+0.99%), Industrials(+0.84%) stocks were the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Healthcare(-0.19%), Consumer Discretionary(-0.50%), Tech(-1.63%) stocks were the worst performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Investor sentiment for US stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the S&P500 closing at 1.2x
  • 114 stocks in the S&P500 hit 4-week highs while 43 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 57 stocks in the S&P500 closed overbought while 7 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 137 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite hit 4-week highs while 115 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 237 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite closed overbought while 439 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure

  • The VIX finished flat at 12.14 after closing at 12.29 last week

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is down -2.1% to USD$69.61/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread up USD$1.9 to USD$4.27/bbl

  • Gold is little changed -0.01% to USD$1222.51/oz

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasury Notes are lower with yields up 12.1 basis points to 2.6815%
  • US 5-Year Treasury Bonds are lower with yields up 10.9 basis points to 2.8597%
  • US 10-Year Treasury Bonds are lower with yields up 1.8 basis points to 2.9764%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 1.2 basis points to 0.18%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 10.3 basis points to 0.29%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has narrowed 9.1 basis points to 0.12%

Stocks Trending in the News

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Amazon (AMZN) posted 2Q2018 EPS that was significantly higher than expected ($5.07 vs $2.48). Shares of Amazon are trading 3.65% higher to $1870.15 post-market
Electronic Arts (EA) shares are trading 7.51% lower to $131.25, despite reporting 2Q2018 EPS that beat the consensus ($0.15 vs $0.06)
Lam Research (LRCX) announced 4Q2018 EPS that was higher than forecasted ($5.11 vs $4.94), but provided guidance for 1Q2019 that was lower than anticipated 
Starbucks (SBUX) is up 0.37% post-market to $51.64 after the company reported better than expected 3Q2018 EPS ($0.62 vs $0.60)
Western Digital Corp (WDC) posted 4Q2018 EPS that was higher than the consensus ($3.61 vs $3.51). Shares of Western Digital Corp are unchanged after the close

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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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