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Market Wrap April 24, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:13 pm
Dow Industrials 16501.65 +0.00 +0.00%
S&P 500 1878.61 +3.22 +0.17%
Nasdaq Comp. 4148.34 +21.37 +0.52%
Russell 2000 1144.35 -2.73 -0.24%
NYSE Comp. 10574.89 -7.00 -0.07%
Nasdaq 100 3591.03 +33.99 +0.96%
Dow Transports 7710.02 -32.24 -0.42%
Dow Utilities 546.02 +2.87 +0.53%

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Internals were mixed, with volume up some from yesterday. Advances/declines were 10 to 9 on the NYSE but 5 to 7 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume 9 to 10 on the NYSE and 4 to 5 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 134/16 on the NYSE and 58/26 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Comp. Tech (+1.49%), Homebuilders (+1.00%), Utilities (+0.68%), Semis (+0.54%), Natural Gas (+0.38%), REITs (+0.35%), Oil (+0.31%), Insurance (+0.22%)
Laggards — Disk Drives (-1.98%), Oil Services (-1.74%), Gold/Silver (-1.35%), Defense (-0.87%), Telecoms (-0.85%), Banks (-0.70%), Chemicals (-0.67%), Software (-0.39%)

An extensive visual representation of the day’s winners and losers can be found at Finviz.com.

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.04 %,  2 Year: 0.43 %,  5 Year: 1.72 %,  10 Year: 2.69 %,  30 Year: 3.46 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $101.94/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.09/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.70/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 79.785

Precious Metals — Gold: $1293.00/ounce,  Silver: $19.68/ounce,  Platinum: $1407.00/ounce

BMB Note:  
Apple helped prop up the Naz-100 — the rest, no so much.

 

Market Wrap April 23, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:15 pm
Dow Industrials 16501.65 -12.72 -0.08%
S&P 500 1875.39 -4.16 -0.22%
Nasdaq Comp. 4126.97 -34.49 -0.83%
Russell 2000 1147.08 -8.53 -0.74%
NYSE Comp. 10585.47 -13.55 -0.13%
Nasdaq 100 3557.04 -31.77 -0.89%
Dow Transports 7742.26 +7.36 +0.10%
Dow Utilities 543.15 +0.33 +0.06%

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Internals were negative, worse on the Nasdaq. Advances/declines were just below flat on the NYSE and 5 to 11 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume just below flat on the NYSE and 1 to 2 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 139/6 on the NYSE and 40/18 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Gold/Silver (+2.00%), Airlines (+1.48%), Metals (+1.15%), Natural Gas (+0.62%), Commodities (+0.61%), Banks (+0.50%), Defense (+0.43%), Oil Services (+0.40%)
Laggards — Disk Drives (-1.76%), Biotechs (-1.53%), Homebuilders (-1.35%), Software (-1.14%), Comp. Tech (-1.07%), Comp. Hardware (-0.85%), Telecoms (-0.69%), Network (-0.47%)

An extensive visual representation of the day’s winners and losers can be found at Finviz.com.

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.04 %,  2 Year: 0.39 %,  5 Year: 1.71 %,  10 Year: 2.69 %,  30 Year: 3.47 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $101.47/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.09/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.73/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 79.865

Precious Metals — Gold: $1284.60/ounce,  Silver: $19.45/ounce,  Platinum: $1400.00/ounce

BMB Note:  
What was that all about? I have no idea…

 

Market Wrap April 22, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:16 pm
Dow Industrials 16514.37 +65.12 +0.40%
S&P 500 1879.55 +7.66 +0.41%
Nasdaq Comp. 4161.46 +39.91 +0.97%
Russell 2000 1155.61 +13.30 +1.16%
NYSE Comp. 10602.31 +42.96 +0.41%
Nasdaq 100 3588.80 +28.86 +0.81%
Dow Transports 7734.90 +48.71 +0.63%
Dow Utilities 542.82 +0.04 +0.01%

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Internals were positive on better volume than yesterday. Advances/declines were 3 to 1 on the NYSE and 7 to 3 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume 5 to 2 on the NYSE and 7 to 2 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 128/4 on the NYSE and 70/12 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Biotechs (+2.97%), Broker Dealers (+1.56%), Drugs (+1.52%), Disk Drives (+1.46%), Retailers (+1.29%), Gold/Silver (+1.28%), Network (+1.15%), Insurance (+1.00%)
Laggards — Comp. Hardware (-0.61%), Metals (-0.24%), Defense (-0.16%), Oil (-0.13%), Oil Services (+0.02%), Utilities (+0.07%), Telecoms (+0.26%), Chemicals (+0.29%)

An extensive visual representation of the day’s winners and losers can be found at Finviz.com.

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.05 %,  2 Year: 0.40 %,  5 Year: 1.73 %,  10 Year: 2.72 %,  30 Year: 3.50 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $101.69/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.09/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.74/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 79.891

Precious Metals — Gold: $1284.70/ounce,  Silver: $19.42/ounce,  Platinum: $1396.00/ounce

BMB Note:  
The bounce lives — but Morpheus isn’t impressed yet:

 

Market Wrap April 21, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:12 pm
Dow Industrials 16449.25 +40.71 +0.25%
S&P 500 1871.89 +7.04 +0.38%
Nasdaq Comp. 4121.55 +26.03 +0.64%
Russell 2000 1142.34 +4.44 +0.39%
NYSE Comp. 10558.10 +25.28 +0.24%
Nasdaq 100 3559.95 +25.42 +0.72%
Dow Transports 7686.19 +51.77 +0.68%
Dow Utilities 542.78 -0.22 -0.04%

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Internals were positive on light volume. Advances/declines were 3 to 2 on both exchanges, with up/down volume 3 to 2 on the NYSE and 7 to 3 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 101/14 on the NYSE and 60/32 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Drugs (+1.67%), Biotechs (+1.17%), Comp. Hardware (+1.08%), Oil Services (+1.02%), Transport (+1.01%), Semis (+0.88%), Paper (+0.85%), Disk Drives (+0.61%)
Laggards — Metals (-0.40%), Gold/Silver (-0.30%), Utilities (-0.13%), Insurance (-0.11%), Banks (-0.06%), Chemicals (+0.05%), Telecoms (+0.08%), Software (+0.12%)

An extensive visual representation of the day’s winners and losers can be found at Finviz.com.

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.04 %,  2 Year: 0.39 %,  5 Year: 1.72 %,  10 Year: 2.71 %,  30 Year: 3.52 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $104.27/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.09/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.71/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 79.962

Precious Metals — Gold: $1290.20/ounce,  Silver: $19.41/ounce,  Platinum: $1397.00/ounce

BMB Note:  
I was busy today — did I miss anything?

 

What’s Hot, What’s Not April 20, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 1:10 pm

 

Best Performing Industries
Last Week Last 4 Weeks Last 8 Weeks
Brokers ($XBD) +5.1% Natural Gas ($XNG) +7.9% Oil Services ($OSX) +8.9%
Oil Services +4.8% Oil ($XOI) +7.3% Oil +8.4%
Natural Gas +4.5% Utilities ($UTY) +4.6% Natural Gas +7.1%
Oil +4.3% Oil Services +4.5% Airlines ($XAL) +4.8%
Software ($GSO) +4.0% Commodities ($CRX) +3.7% Utilities +4.4%

 

 

Worst Performing Industries
Last Week Last 4 Weeks Last 8 Weeks
Gold & Silver ($XAU) -2.6% Biotech ($BTK) -8.9% Gold & Silver -12.4%
Housing ($HGX) +0.2% Gold & Silver -8.5% Biotech -11.3%
Paper ($DJUSPP) +0.8% Disk Drives ($DDX) -6.1% Paper -8.9%
Retail (XRT) +1.0% Brokers -5.4% Housing -7.0%
Banks ($BKX) +1.4% Banks -5.1% Software -6.2%

 

 

Weekend Sector Scan

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 11:09 am

A bounceback week for the sector SPDRs heading in to the holiday:

 


 

So the table regains some green:

 

Sector Symbol 8 Wk % Chg 4 Wk % Chg 1 Wk % Chg YTD % Chg
Energy XLE +7.4% +6.6% +4.9% +4.9%
Consumer Staples XLP +4.9% +2.7% +2.1% +1.6%
Utilities XLU +4.3% +4.4% +1.5% +11.4%
Basic Materials XLB +2.9% +0.3% +3.2% +2.9%
Industrials XLI +2.6% +2.1% +3.6% +1.0%
Financials XLF +1.8% -2.4% +2.7% +0.1%
Technology XLK +0.2% -0.8% +2.4% +0.8%
Consumer Discretionary XLY -2.2% -2.9% +2.5% -4.6%
Health Care XLV -3.3% -2.2% +2.1% +2.6%

 

Charts courtesy of StockCharts.com

 

Market Wrap April 17, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:12 pm
Dow Industrials 16408.54 -16.31 -0.10%
S&P 500 1864.85 +2.54 +0.14%
Nasdaq Comp. 4095.52 +9.29 +0.23%
Russell 2000 1137.90 +6.13 +0.54%
NYSE Comp. 10539.24 +33.45 +0.32%
Nasdaq 100 3534.53 +1.45 +0.04%
Dow Transports 7634.42 +42.88 +0.56%
Dow Utilities 543.00 -5.75 -1.05%

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Internals were positive, with volume only a bit better than yesterday. Advances/declines were 7 to 5 on the NYSE and 12 to 7 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume 3 to 2 on the NYSE and 5 to 3 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 130/18 on the NYSE and 52/38 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Semis (+1.85%), Natural Gas (+1.49%), Defense (+1.41%), Network (+1.40%), Broker Dealers (+1.17%), Disk Drives (+1.06%), Oil Services (+1.00%), Oil (+0.78%)
Laggards — Utilities (-1.14%), Gold/Silver (-0.72%), Comp. Tech (-0.52%), Banks (-0.40%), REITs (-0.31%), Homebuilders (-0.25%), Airlines (-0.23%), Retailers (-0.07%)

An extensive visual representation of the day’s winners and losers can be found at Finviz.com.

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.04 %,  2 Year: 0.40 %,  5 Year: 1.73 %,  10 Year: 2.72 %,  30 Year: 3.52 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $104.46/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.06/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.74/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 79.866

Precious Metals — Gold: $1293.90/ounce,  Silver: $19.61/ounce,  Platinum: $1409.00/ounce

BMB Note:  
Things seemed fairly quiet heading into the long weekend…have a good one.

 

 
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