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Apple’s Ranking Slides on the 1Q17 Global RepTrak 100 List
According to the Reputation Institute’s study, Apple’s reputation ranking on the 1Q17 Global RepTrak 100 list fell to 20th place from tenth place in 1Q16.
Andrew's Angle: Factor investing – a time to tilt
In my many conversations with investors and industry peers about factor investing, one topic seems to always come up: factor investing timing. I’ve had recent discussions on this topic with a central bank whose managers need to think about preserving …
AWS 6/30: Last Day of Q2 Brings Econ Data
Both Europe and the U.S. announce econ data
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,234.40 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $16.48 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $918.10 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $849.20 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $118.02, which is 1.2% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $119.41
The RSI is 40.53 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being below its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bearish and GLD is experiencing selling pressure, which indicates risk of future bearish movement.
According to the MACD, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has on average historically risen by 0.9% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 0.9%in 9 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 75%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $15.71, which is 2.4% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.10
The RSI is 42.51 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being below its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bearish and SLV is experiencing selling pressure, which indicates risk of future bearish movement.
According to the MACD, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has on average historically risen by 2% based on the past 11 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has risen higherby an average 2%in 7 of those 11 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 63%
Trending Stocks On The Move
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) share price is $38.82, which is 9.6% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $35.41
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) share price is $38.82, which is 35.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $28.61
According to the MACD, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Ducommun Inc. (DCO) share price is $31.58, which is 1.7% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $31.05
Ducommun Inc. (DCO) share price is $31.58, which is 0.2% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $31.63
According to the MACD, Ducommun Inc. (DCO) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) share price is $50.22, which is 7% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $46.93
Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) share price is $50.22, which is 38.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $36.22
According to the MACD, Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 11.18. This is 35.9% below the historic median figure of 17.45.
The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.
The 10,000 Foot Economic View
Total Market Cap / GDP
Chart for Total Market Cap / GDP
The ratio of the Total Market Capitalization (Wilshire 5000) to United States GDP is 1.3351. This is 50.9% above the historic median figure of 0.88.
The higher the Market Cap/GDP figure is relative to its median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market. Markets can remain overvalued for extended time periods.
The S&P Earnings is 94.59. This is 68.5% above the historic median figure of 56.14.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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