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Market Wrap June 26, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:34 pm
Dow Industrials 16846.13 -21.38 -0.13%
S&P 500 1957.22 -2.31 -0.12%
Nasdaq Comp. 4379.05 -0.71 -0.02%
Russell 2000 1180.71 -1.97 -0.17%
NYSE Comp. 10949.43 -13.44 -0.12%
Nasdaq 100 3826.91 -0.42 -0.01%
Dow Transports 8149.97 -14.50 -0.18%
Dow Utilities 569.99 +0.82 +0.14%

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Internals were mixed on a bit lighter volume. Advances/declines were 10 to 9 on the NYSE but 9 to 10 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume flat on the NYSE and 10 to 9 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 166/18 on the NYSE and 48/31 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Metals (+0.87%), Gold/Silver (+0.83%), Oil Services (+0.58%), Commodities (+0.57%), Transport (+0.29%), Network (+0.24%), Utilities (+0.20%), Comp. Hardware (+0.17%)
Laggards — Disk Drives (-0.73%), Insurance (-0.45%), Semis (-0.41%), Chemicals (-0.41%), Homebuilders (-0.34%), Telecoms (-0.31%), REITs (-0.31%), Banks (-0.31%)

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

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.03 %,  2 Year: 0.46 %,  5 Year: 1.63 %,  10 Year: 2.53 %,  30 Year: 3.35 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $105.62/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.08/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.43/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 80.224

Precious Metals — Gold: $1316.70/ounce,  Silver: $21.11/ounce,  Platinum: $1464.00/ounce

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Market Wrap June 25, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:22 pm
Dow Industrials 16867.51 +49.38 +0.29%
S&P 500 1959.53 +9.55 +0.49%
Nasdaq Comp. 4379.76 +29.40 +0.68%
Russell 2000 1182.68 +9.44 +0.80%
NYSE Comp. 10962.53 +40.54 +0.37%
Nasdaq 100 3827.33 +27.80 +0.73%
Dow Transports 8164.47 +71.39 +0.88%
Dow Utilities 569.17 +3.31 +0.58%

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Internals were positive on a little lighter volume. Advances/declines were 11 to 5 on the NYSE and 12 to 7 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume 2 to 1 on the NYSE and 7 to 3 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 156/26 on the NYSE and 52/32 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Metals (+1.04%), Commodities (+1.00%), Natural Gas (+0.99%), Airlines (+0.98%), Drugs (+0.98%), Oil Services (+0.94%), Chemicals (+0.91%), Transport (+0.91%)
Laggards — Oil (-0.34%), REITs (-0.07%), Biotechs (+0.01%), Insurance (+0.05%), Paper (+0.19%), Defense (+0.22%), Network (+0.25%), Comp. Hardware (+0.26%)

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

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.02 %,  2 Year: 0.42 %,  5 Year: 1.65 %,  10 Year: 2.56 %,  30 Year: 3.38 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $106.62/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.10/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.56/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 80.214

Precious Metals — Gold: $1319.60/ounce,  Silver: $21.05/ounce,  Platinum: $1467.00/ounce

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Market Wrap June 24, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:27 pm
Dow Industrials 16818.13 -119.13 -0.70%
S&P 500 1949.98 -12.63 -0.64%
Nasdaq Comp. 4350.36 -18.32 -0.42%
Russell 2000 1173.24 -11.71 -0.99%
NYSE Comp. 10922.00 -92.09 -0.84%
Nasdaq 100 3799.53 -5.78 -0.15%
Dow Transports 8093.08 -69.23 -0.85%
Dow Utilities 565.86 +0.42 +0.07%

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Internals were negative on a bit heavier volume. Advances/declines were 7 to 12 on the NYSE and 3 to 7 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume 2 to 7 on the NYSE and 3 to 7 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 195/23 on the NYSE and 77/28 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Biotechs (+0.95%), Utilities (+0.24%), REITs (+0.05%), Homebuilders (0.00%), Comp. Tech (-0.36%), Drugs (-0.40%), Insurance (-0.42%), Comp. Hardware (-0.44%)
Laggards — Gold/Silver (-2.87%), Oil Services (-2.13%), Metals (-1.93%), Oil (-1.90%), Natural Gas (-1.80%), Broker Dealers (-1.47%), Transport (-1.46%), Commodities (-1.40%)

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

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.03 %,  2 Year: 0.46 %,  5 Year: 1.67 %,  10 Year: 2.58 %,  30 Year: 3.40 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $105.93/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.12/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.53/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 80.318

Precious Metals — Gold: $1318.60/ounce,  Silver: $20.92/ounce,  Platinum: $1463.00/ounce

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Turnaround Tuesday provides an interesting reversal off new highs. Cue the top-callers…

 

Market Wrap June 23, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:18 pm
Dow Industrials 16937.26 -9.82 -0.06%
S&P 500 1962.61 -0.26 -0.01%
Nasdaq Comp. 4368.68 +0.64 +0.01%
Russell 2000 1184.95 -3.48 -0.29%
NYSE Comp. 11014.91 -3.20 -0.03%
Nasdaq 100 3805.31 +2.68 +0.07%
Dow Transports 8162.31 -42.80 -0.52%
Dow Utilities 565.44 -1.02 -0.18%

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Internals were mixed on lighter volume. Advances/declines were just below flat on the NYSE and 7 to 9 on the Nasdaq, with up/down volume just better than flat on both exchanges. New highs/lows were 252/18 on the NYSE and 104/23 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Gold/Silver (+1.76%), Commodities (+0.60%), Oil (+0.50%), Metals (+0.48%), Software (+0.46%), Comp. Tech (+0.42%), Banks (+0.25%), Natural Gas (+0.23%)
Laggards — Airlines (-0.89%), Biotechs (-0.83%), Transport (-0.51%), Drugs (-0.49%), Defense (-0.42%), Utilities (-0.40%), Semis (-0.36%), Insurance (-0.36%)

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

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.03 %,  2 Year: 0.46 %,  5 Year: 1.69 %,  10 Year: 2.61 %,  30 Year: 3.43 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $105.97/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.11/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.45/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 80.277

Precious Metals — Gold: $1317.80/ounce,  Silver: $20.90/ounce,  Platinum: $1450.00/ounce

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What’s Hot, What’s Not June 22, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 10:09 am

 

Best Performing Industries
Last Week Last 4 Weeks Last 8 Weeks
Gold & Silver ($XAU) +6.7% Gold & Silver +11.6% Biotech ($BTK) +13.8%
Disk Drives ($DDX) +5.1% Disk Drives +9.5% Semiconductors ($SOX) +11.0%
Transportation ($TRANQ) +3.8% Biotech +7.9% Transportation +10.8%
Natural Gas ($XNG) +3.4% Semiconductors +7.7% Airlines ($XAL) +8.7%
Utilities ($UTY) +3.1% Natural Gas +7.7% Software ($GSO) +8.5%

 

 

Worst Performing Industries
Last Week Last 4 Weeks Last 8 Weeks
Networking ($NWX) -1.6% Telecom ($XTC) -1.5% Steel ($DJUSST) -0.5%
Comp. Tech. ($XCI) +0.0% Steel +0.0% Metals & Mining (XME) +0.0%
Telecom +0.2% Networking +0.2% Utilities +0.1%
Housing ($HGX) +0.4% Housing +1.1% Networking +2.0%
Defense ($DFX) +0.6% REITs ($DJR) +1.5% Oil Services ($OSX) +3.9%

 

 

Weekend Sector Scan June 21, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 10:09 am

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New highs in many of the sector SPDRs — and near historic highs in some measures of ‘bullishness’:

 


 

The numbers as red is forgotten once again:

 

Sector Symbol 8 Wk % Chg 4 Wk % Chg 1 Wk % Chg YTD % Chg
Energy XLE +8.3% +7.2% +2.6% +14.1%
Technology XLK +6.5% +2.0% -0.1% +6.5%
Health Care XLV +5.7% +2.8% +1.8% +9.4%
Basic Materials XLB +5.3% +2.2% +1.0% +7.5%
Industrials XLI +4.8% +2.7% +1.0% +5.4%
Financials XLF +4.5% +3.6% +1.0% +4.5%
Consumer Discretionary XLY +4.2% +1.5% +0.4% -1.1%
Consumer Staples XLP +3.3% +2.1% +1.1% +5.3%
Utilities XLU +0.8% +4.1% +2.2% +14.5%

 

Charts courtesy of StockCharts.com

 

Market Wrap June 20, 2014

Filed under: Markets — BMB @ 3:24 pm
Dow Industrials 16947.08 +25.62 +0.15%
S&P 500 1962.87 +3.39 +0.17%
Nasdaq Comp. 4368.04 +8.71 +0.20%
Russell 2000 1188.42 +4.39 +0.37%
NYSE Comp. 11017.94 +14.85 +0.13%
Nasdaq 100 3802.64 +1.84 +0.05%
Dow Transports 8205.11 +17.02 +0.21%
Dow Utilities 566.46 -3.38 -0.59%

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Internals were positive, with volume getting a boost from expiration. Advances/declines were 4 to 3 on both exchanges, with up/down volume 10 to 9 on the NYSE and 4 to 3 on the Nasdaq. New highs/lows were 325/19 on the NYSE and 129/37 on the Nasdaq.

Leaders — Oil Services (+1.59%), Transport (+1.30%), Drugs (+0.96%), Broker Dealers (+0.89%), Biotechs (+0.88%), Oil (+0.69%), Chemicals (+0.67%), Paper (+0.67%)
Laggards — Gold/Silver (-0.67%), Utilities (-0.62%), Software (-0.47%), Comp. Tech (-0.47%), Metals (-0.45%), Homebuilders (-0.40%), Disk Drives (-0.17%), Telecoms (-0.13%)

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

Treasury Yields — 6 Month: 0.03 %,  2 Year: 0.46 %,  5 Year: 1.69 %,  10 Year: 2.62 %,  30 Year: 3.44 %

Energy Prices — Crude oil: $107.30/barrel,  Gasoline: $3.13/gallon,  Natural Gas: $4.56/mmBTU

US Dollar Index — 80.341

Precious Metals — Gold: $1315.40/ounce,  Silver: $20.88/ounce,  Platinum: $1449.00/ounce

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