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US Markets Mixed as Tech Sector Moves Higher

Aug 02, 2018

US Market Snapshot

  • The S&P 500 is currently up 0.05%, Nasdaq Composite is up 0.49%, and Russell 2000 is up 0.15%
  • Consumer Staples (+0.7%), Tech (+0.61%), and Utilities (+0.54%) stocks are the top performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Industrials (-0.5%), Energy (-0.66%), and Materials (-1.4%) stocks are the worst performers in the S&P 500 today
  • Investor sentiment for US stocks is neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the S&P 500 currently at 1.03x
  • 60 stocks in the S&P500 are at 4-week highs while 38 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 29 stocks in the S&P 500 are overbought while 18 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • 89 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are at 4-week highs while 177 stocks are at 4-week lows
  • 186 stocks in the Nasdaq Composite are overbought while 432 stocks are oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • The VIX is currently little changed at 12.91 from yesterday's close of 13.15

US Treasuries

  • US 2-Year Treasury Notes are higher with yields down -2.02 basis points to 2.6574%
  • US 5-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -2.54 basis points to 2.8497%
  • US 10-Year Treasury Bonds are higher with yields down -2.42 basis points to 2.9822%
  • The US Treasury 2s-5s Spread has narrowed 0.52 basis points to 0.19%
  • The US Treasury 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.4 basis points to 0.32%
  • US Treasury 5s-10s Spread has widened 0.12 basis points to 0.13%

Currencies

  • EUR€ is currently down 0.386% against the USD$ to 1.1615
  • GBP£ is currently down 0.693% against the USD$ to 1.3036
  • CHF is currently down 0.208% against the USD$ to 1.0059
  • JPY¥ is currently down 0.233% against the USD$ to 111.47

Commodities

  • WTI Crude is currently up 1.82% to USD$68.89/bbl with the Brent-WTI spread down USD$-0.83 to USD$3.62/bbl
  • Gold is currently little changed -0.14% to USD$1214.22/oz

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S&P 500 Sector ETFs - Intraday

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Russell 1000 Factor ETFs - Intraday 

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Stocks Trending in the News

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  • Cognizant (CTSH) delivered 2Q EPS above estimates, coming at US$1.19 versus US$1.10 expected.  EPS guidance for the full year of US$4.50 is in line with consensus of US$4.49
  • Huntington Ingalls (HII) delivered 8.7% growth in 2Q revenue with US$2bn.  The company added US$1.1bn to backlog seeing it rise to US$21bn
  • Yum! Brands (YUM) saw 2Q adjusted EPS of US$0.82 well above the US$0.74 expected.  Revenue came in line at US$1.37bn while global same stpre sale at 1% was below 1.9% expected