A brief summary of U.S. markets on April 18, 13 - indexes again caved HV and macro data
Thursday's trading session on the U.S. market could not satisfy the hungry crowds investors accustomed from the beginning of the year at a growth momentum, even though it had to be gradually clear that the correction procedures will certainly appear and these tend to be objectively "purge" process.
This week began balance HV acquire both the severity and both came to a number of large and important companies and organizations as leaders of sectors.So far, the SP 500 index reported to 83 companies which, although they indicated positive growth, but the rate of increase in annual terms has more space character. However season de facto still nakročila into the main phase, so that it can improve.
Yesterday failed HV from the perspective of companies such as eBay, UnitedHealth and the DJIA index fell 23 components of 30 After markets closed on the other hand managed quite well to report HV Microsoft, Google, IBM but did not grow.
Composition macrodata initial requirements contained in the Initial Unemployment Claims, which have risen by 4 thousand. the resulting 352 thousand. requirements. Philadelphia FED indicator of industrial activity fell in April to 1.30 points from 2.0 points a month earlier. Leading indicators for March for the first seven months fell by -0.1%, as previously for the first two months of the year increased by 0.5%.
Major U.S. stock indices ended the session before Friday's finals as follows: DJIA 14,537.14 points (-0.56%) Nasdaq Composite 3166.36 points (-1.20%) and SP 500 1541.61 points (-0.67 %). The best sector was telecommunications and failed again technologies. Index the CBOE VIX volatility ended on the value of $ 17.56, ie+1.05 USD, respectively. +6,36%.
On commodity markets, crude oil is on course $ 88.40 per barrel (about +0.70 USD) and the price of oil is $ 1416.70 per troy ounce (about +24 USD). The forex cross rates are EUR / USD at 1.3080 limit.
Friday's trading is not characterized by pulses of macroeconomic data as the program economic calendar is empty.
The message HV will learn balance figures from companies such as Baker Hughes, Briggs and Stratton, General Electric, Honeywell, Kimberly-Clark, McDonald's, Rockwell Collins, Schlumberger, State Street, Under Armour.
The government bond market benchmark title 10Y Treasury Note yield fell to 1.704%.
Indications U.S. futures also tend positive direction and is +73.0 points DJIA, Nasdaq 100 +15,75 points and SP 500 is +7.30 points.
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