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Why Large S&P 500 Speculators Are Decreasing Their Positions
The relief rally that occurred after France’s election results were declared on May 7, 2017, failed to push US markets (SPY) higher.
Analyst Ratings for XOM, CVX, RDS.A, BP after 1Q17 Earnings
BP has the most (64.0%) hold recommendations among our four stocks in this series. XOM has 23.0% sell ratings.
Micro Focus Wary about Decline in HPE’s Software Revenue
Last September, US-based (SPY) tech (QQQ) firm Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the spin-off and merger of its non-core software assets with the UK-based Micro Focus.
Precious Metals Snapshot
- Gold Spot Price: $1,250.70 per ounce
- Silver Spot Price: $17.04 per ounce
- Platinum Spot Price: $945.40 per ounce
- Palladium Spot Price: $793.20 per ounce
Gold & Silver Spotlight
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) share price is $117.65, which is 1203.3% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $9.03
The RSI is 44.43 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 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 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 $15.93, which is 1207.8% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $1.22
The RSI is 38.09 which suggests that SPDR Silver Shares (SLV) 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 SLV is experiencing slight buying pressure.
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 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
Sina Corporation (SINA) share price is $99.04, which is 171.1% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $36.53
Sina Corporation (SINA) share price is $99.04, which is 1304.7% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $7.05
According to the MACD, Sina Corporation (SINA) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB) share price is $58, which is 150.8% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $23.13
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB) share price is $58, which is 1186.9% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $4.51
According to the MACD, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB) is currently on a Buy Signal.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) share price is $72.01, which is 162.7% above its 8-day exponential moving average of $27.41
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) share price is $72.01, which is 1256% above its 50-day exponential moving average of $5.31
According to the MACD, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) is currently on a Buy Signal.
The VIX figure is 10.65. This is 39.1% 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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