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Tue, May 17th, 2022
Stocks Rally as Solid U.S. Economic Data Boosts Risk Sentiment

What you need to know… The S&P 500 Index ($SPX ) (SPY ) on Tuesday closed up +2.02%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI ) (DIA ) closed up +1.34%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX ) (QQQ ) closed...

$SPX : 4,088.85 (+2.02%)
SPY : 408.32 (+2.06%)
$DOWI : 32,654.59 (+1.34%)
DIA : 327.10 (+1.34%)
$IUXX : 12,564.10 (+2.62%)
QQQ : 306.17 (+2.59%)
AMD : 102.47 (+8.73%)
LRCX : 512.27 (+6.18%)
AMAT : 116.84 (+5.76%)
MU : 74.48 (+5.69%)
MRVL : 58.28 (+5.52%)
NVDA : 181.77 (+5.29%)
Dollar Slips to a 1-Week Low as Stocks Rally

The dollar index (DXY00 ) on Tuesday fell by -0.777 (-0.75%) and posted a 1-week low. A rally in stocks Tuesday reduced the liquidity demand for the dollar. Also, strength in GBP/USD weighed on the dollar...

DXY00 : 103.326 (-0.83%)
^EURUSD : 1.05468 (+1.13%)
^USDJPY : 129.375 (+0.22%)
GCM22 : 1,813.3 (-0.04%)
SIN22 : 21.640 (+0.41%)
Nat-Gas Gains on Lower U.S. Production

June Nymex natural gas (NGM22 ) on Tuesday closed up +0.348 (+4.37%). Nat-gas prices Tuesday rallied sharply for a second day and posted a fresh 1-week high. Signs of reduced U.S. nat-gas production Tuesday...

NGN22 : 8.394 (+4.23%)
Coffee Prices Post Moderate Gains on Brazil Frost Risks

July arabica coffee (KCN22 ) on Tuesday closed up +2.40 (+1.07%), and July ICE Robusta coffee (RMN22 ) closed up +17 (+0.81%). Coffee prices Tuesday added to Monday's gains, with arabica posting a 3-week...

KCN22 : 227.20s (+1.07%)
RMN22 : 2,104s (+0.81%)
^USDBRL : 4.94700 (-2.19%)
Sugar Prices Firm on Brazil Frost Risks and Strength in the Real

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN22 ) on Tuesday closed up by +32 (+1.63%), and Aug London white sugar #5 (SWQ22 ) closed up by +5.60 (+1.02%). Sugar prices on Tuesday extended Monday's gains and posted 1-month...

SBN22 : 20.00s (+1.63%)
SWQ22 : 554.80s (+1.02%)
^USDBRL : 4.94700 (-2.19%)
Cocoa Prices Mixed as London Cocoa Falls on Strength in the British Pound

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN22 ) on Tuesday closed up +8 (+0.32%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN22 ) closed down -23 (-1.28%). Cocoa prices Tuesday settled mixed, with NY cocoa climbing to a 1-1/2 week high....

CCN22 : 2,513s (+0.32%)
CAZ22 : 1,827s (-0.65%)
Was the April Retail Sales Number Actually Bullish?

The talking heads of financial television have spoken and the April retail sales number was bullish. Even if it really wasn't.

$INX : 4,088.85 (+2.02%)
$DOWI : 32,654.59 (+1.34%)
$NASX : 11,984.52 (+2.76%)
5 Tech Stocks Trading Below 10x Earnings with Good Dividends

These 5 tech stocks listed in the US have forward price-to-earnings (P/E) multiples below 10 times and all of them pay dividends. This makes them bargain finds for value investors.

HPQ : 39.62 (+5.63%)
AVT : 48.44 (+2.74%)
KT : 14.45 (+0.63%)
UMC : 8.66 (+4.46%)
QCOM : 139.69 (+4.32%)
Cotton Mixed on Tuesday

Cotton futures are turning around from strong Monday gains, with losses of 18 to 214 points in the front months. Some back months are slightly higher. The weekly Crop Progress report tallied the US cotton...

CTK21 : 89.48s (+3.77%)
CTV22 : 139.01s (-0.43%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
Corn Trading Lower on Turnaround Tuesday

Corn futures are posting midday losses on Turnaround Tuesday, with contracts down 2 to 8 ¾ cents. Old crop contracts are the weakest, down 6 to 8 ¾ cents, with new crop down 2 to 6 ¼. After the close,...

ZCN22 : 800-6s (-1.08%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 7.8970 (-1.03%)
ZCU22 : 772-6s (-0.67%)
ZCZ21 : 588-6s (+0.77%)
ZCPZ21US.CM : 5.7930 (-0.49%)

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Chevron Corp (CVX)

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