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Marathon Oil’s Stock Outperformed Crude Oil and Peers Last Week
Last week, natural gas and crude oil producer Marathon Oil’s stock price outperformed crude oil prices, declining marginally from $12.54 to $12.52.
Taking Control of Your Bond Market Risk
By Douglas J. Peebles , Matthew Sheridan June 20, 2017 Rising interest rates. Stretched valuations. Populist politics. These are some of the challenges bond investors face today. They’re also reminders of why it’s so important to manage interest-rate …
Worried about soaring tech stocks? This chart brings them down to earth
Every time investors push tech stocks down, they just bounce up again. Our chart of the day says in the bigger picture, there’s no reason to fret this run.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,246.60 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $16.52 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $927.20 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $885.50 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $118.18, which is 107.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $56.90
The RSI is 38.67 which suggests that SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is moderately bullish and GLD is experiencing slight selling pressure.
According to the MACD, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has on average historically risen by 0.8% based on the past 12 years of stock performance.
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) has risen higherby an average 0.8%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 $15.59, which is 104.1% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $7.64
The RSI is 33.27 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is technicallyneither overbought nor oversold.
The current trend is moderately bullish and SLV is experiencing buying pressure, which is a positive indicator for future bullish movement.
According to the MACD, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Over the next 4 weeks, SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has on average historically risen by 0.3% based on the past 11 years of stock performance.
SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) has risen higherby an average 0.3%in 7 of those 11 years over the subsequent 4 week period,corresponding to a historical probability of 63%
Trending Stocks On The Move
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) share price is $39, which is 7.3% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $36.35
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) share price is $39, which is 123.1% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $17.48
According to the MACD, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) share price is $495.33, which is 5.8% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $468.33
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) share price is $495.33, which is 120.9% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $224.28
According to the MACD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.86. This is 37.8% below the historic median figure of 17.46.
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 1.3392. This is 51.5% 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 68.9% above the historic median figure of 56.01.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
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