Smart Investing Today – Your Stock Market Market Digest
Stocks Lose Ground in Slow Week of Trading (SPY, DIA)
The major U.S. indexes moved slightly lower in a relatively quiet week of trading.
Dow Jones Industrial Average And Dow Stocks: News And Analysis
Get the latest news and analysis on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its 30 component stocks.
Why More Companies Want to Stay Private
The equity markets across the US (SPY) (QQQ) are surging with indexes recording all-time highs in 2017.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,236.30 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $16.84 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $936.80 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $818.10 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
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) share price is $38.13, which is 3.8% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $36.72
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) share price is $38.13, which is 3.2% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $36.96
According to the MACD, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) is currently on a Sell Signal.
Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) share price is $55.7, which is 12.5% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $49.50
Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) share price is $55.7, which is 24.5% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $44.75
According to the MACD, Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) is currently on a Buy Signal.
WIX LTD (WIX) share price is $78.3, which is 2.6% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $76.35
WIX LTD (WIX) share price is $78.3, which is 8.8% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $71.98
According to the MACD, WIX LTD (WIX) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.40. This is 40.6% below the historic median figure of 17.51.
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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