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S&P Midcap E-Mini Futures Market News and Commentary
The S&P 500 ($SPX) this morning is down -1.07 (-0.04%), the Dow Jones Industrials index ($DOWI) is up +24.55 (+0.09%), and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) is down -9.72 (-0.12%). Key U.S. stock indexes today are mixed with the Dow Jones Industrials Index at a new record high. Stocks found early support today on stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data. June retail sales rose +0.4% and +0.4% ex-autos, stronger than expectations of +0.2% and +0.1% ex-autos, and June manufacturing production rose +0.4%, stronger than expectations of +0.3%. Also, the July NAHB housing market index unexpectedly rose +1 to 65, stronger than expectations of unchanged at 64. However, weakness in technology stocks took U.S. stock indexes off their best levels today. Also, earnings results today were mixed as Johnson & Johnson fell -1% after it said currency fluctuations reduced profits from its overseas pharmaceutical operations, while Goldman Sachs rose more than +1.5% today after it reported Q2 EPS of $5.81, well above consensus of $4.93. The VIX volatility index ($VIX) today is down -0.40 at a 1 -week low of 12.28%. The VIX remains modestly above the 2-3/4 month low of 12.04% from July 5 and moderately above the 11-month low from mid-April of 11.03%.
- Midday Market Minute
Stocks, Crude and Gold are all in the red today after Retail Sales beat expectations. Fed Chair Powell speaks at noon CT. Lets take a look at the tradable...
- U.S. Retail Sales Stronger than Expected
U.S. retail sales increased 0.4% in June from a month earlier, which compares to expectations of a 0.1% gain
- Trading the Noise - Blue Line Morning Express
ES, NQ, Crude, Gold. Actionable research out early each morning to brokerage clients with full technicals.
- S&P500, while trading above 3012, will continue uptrend to 3035
The pair is trading along an uptrend with target on 3023, 3035 and uptrend may be expected to continue, while pair is trading above support level 3012
- Another Higher High
Yesterday the markets once again went to a higher high. The question now is can this continue? Read on to learn more....
- Nasdaq100 (NQ) Record High Forming @ Key 8k Level
The Nasdaq100 (NQ) is edging higher a 3rd straight day as it forms a record high at the psychologically key 8k level. NQ is increasingly overdue for an...