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Here’s How Walmart’s Segment Results Might Look in Fiscal 1Q18
Despite the challenges, Walmart projects its comps to rise 1.0% 1.5% in fiscal 1Q18, driven by growth across all store formats and strong e-commerce sales.
Expect more money to flow into European stocks: NYSE trader
An under-reported trend is money flowing into European stocks, as the economy there gains strength and corporate earnings continue to grow. After Emmanuel Macron won the French Election, a record $6.1 billion was poured into European stocks. Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Alexis Christoforous from the New York Stock Exchange to discuss.
Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell
What: Amazon.com, Inc. will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, in celebration of its 20 year listing anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Brian Olsavsky, Chief Financial Officer, will ring …
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,237.60 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $16.84 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $940.40 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $811.10 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $116.83, which is 1.4% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $118.48
The RSI is 37.91 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 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 $15.57, which is 5.1% below its 50-day exponential moving average of $16.42
The RSI is 31.35 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 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
Haynes International Inc. (HAYN) share price is $39.85, which is 350% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $8.86
Haynes International Inc. (HAYN) share price is $39.85, which is 2450.1% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $1.56
According to the MACD, Haynes International Inc. (HAYN) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) share price is $86.05, which is 350% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $19.12
Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) share price is $86.05, which is 2450% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $3.37
According to the MACD, Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) is currently on a Buy Signal.
FOUNDATION MEDICINE INC (FMI) share price is $35.55, which is 350% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $7.90
FOUNDATION MEDICINE INC (FMI) share price is $35.55, which is 2450% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $1.39
According to the MACD, FOUNDATION MEDICINE INC (FMI) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.42. This is 40.5% 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
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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