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US Inflation Rose: Is It Supporting the S&P 500 Movement?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Consumer Price Index for the United States was 0.20% in April 2017 compared to -0.30% in March 2017.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,255.00 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $17.18 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $948.40 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $774.60 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $119.14, which is 0.4% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $118.63
The RSI is 52.33 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is moderately bullish 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 0.4% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 0.4%in 6 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 50%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $16.15, which is 1% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.31
The RSI is 53.21 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is relatively stagnant 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 fallen by 0.6% based on the past 11 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has fallen lowerby an average 0.6%in 6 of those 11 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 54%
Trending Stocks On The Move
Criteo S.A. (CRTO) share price is $54.6, which is 5.4% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $51.81
Criteo S.A. (CRTO) share price is $54.6, which is 6.4% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $51.31
According to the MACD, Criteo S.A. (CRTO) is currently on a Sell Signal.
America’s Car-Mart Inc. (CRMT) share price is $37.4, which is 17.3% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $31.88
America’s Car-Mart Inc. (CRMT) share price is $37.4, which is 248.9% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $10.72
According to the MACD, America’s Car-Mart Inc. (CRMT) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) share price is $36.81, which is 5.7% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $34.83
Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) share price is $36.81, which is 6.6% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $34.53
According to the MACD, Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) is currently on a Sell Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.72. This is 38.7% below the historic median figure of 17.49.
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 1.3101. This is 48.5% 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 69.3% above the historic median figure of 55.87.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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