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Colgate-Palmolive Stock Rose on May 17
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock rose more than 7% on May 17, 2017, before closing at $75.69 up ~5.7% due to rumors that the company is for sale.
When Volatility Will Return
We all know the deal. Volatility, both implied and realized, is near all time lows when it would seem uncertainty is super high. Why? What does it mean? Will it last? Is there life on Mars? All questions that seem to be swirling around Wall Street …
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Here is what you need to know. The global sell-off continues. The S&P 500 closed down by 1.7%…
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,261.20 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $16.78 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $935.70 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $767.30 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $119.79, which is 1.1% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $118.51
The RSI is 57.36 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
Based on the share price being above its 5, 20 & 50 day exponential moving averages, the current trend is considered strongly bullish and GLD is experiencing slight buying pressure.
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 fallen by 1.3% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has fallen lowerby an average 1.3%in 5 of those 12 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 41%
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) share price is $16, which is 2.2% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.36
The RSI is 44.01 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is relatively stagnant and SLV is experiencing slight buying pressure.
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 2.3% based on the past 11 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has fallen lowerby an average 2.3%in 6 of those 11 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 54%
Trending Stocks On The Move
Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) share price is $36.25, which is 8.5% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $33.41
Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) share price is $36.25, which is 3.4% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $35.07
According to the MACD, Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Colgate (CL) share price is $75.69, which is 3.3% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $73.25
Colgate (CL) share price is $75.69, which is 4.4% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $72.48
According to the MACD, Colgate (CL) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) share price is $107.67, which is 4.3% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $103.20
Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) share price is $107.67, which is 5.3% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $102.28
According to the MACD, Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 15.59. This is 10.9% below the historic median figure of 17.50.
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 1.3115. This is 48.7% 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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