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Morning Briefing

Monday, February 10, 2020

Morning Matters:

The Week Ahead For February 10th to 14th

The NASDAQ 100, Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 100 and Russell 2000 were for the first time in three weeks.

1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events. Monday will the latest coronavirus data released.

2.Economic Releases. Releases of note this week include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and jobless claims as well as NFIB Small Business Optimism Index, Treasury Budget, CPI, Retail Sales, Industrial Production and University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment.

3.Earnings Releases. Notable releases this upcoming week include AGN MELI D EXC CSCO CVS PEP NVDA AZN ENB.

Monday, February 10

Latest coronavirus stats will be out and reaction will be seen in Sunday night futures.

Tuesday, February 11

January NFIB Small Business Optimism Survey is due out at 6:00 a.m. EDT and came in last month at 102.7.

The latest NYSE and NASDAQ Short Interest is due out after the close through the end of January.

Wednesday, February 12

January Treasury Budget is due out at 2:00 p.m. EDT and came in last month at $8.7 billion. Thursday, February 13

Humana (HUM) holds their analyst day and is a Type 4 Long Squeeze.

January CPI is due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and came in at last month at 0.2% and is expected to stay there.

Friday, February 14

January Retail Sales is due out 8:30 a.m. EDT and the estimate is for it to stay at 0.3%.

January Industrial Production is due out at 9:15 a.m. EDT and is expected to stay at -0.3%.

February University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment is due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and is expected to fall to 99.2 from 99.8.


Market Matters:

Futures Set To Open Lower For The First Time This Week

IPOs on deck: None of note.

IPOs Filed:  None of note.

Secondaries Priced: None of note.

Notes Priced: None of note.

Common Stock filings:  None of note.

Mixed Shelf Offerings: VNRX of note.

Convertible Offering Files: COLL of note.

Senior Notes Filed: None of note.

Courtesy of IPO Financial

Earnings After The Close:


None of note.


 None of note.

Hourly Action This Week: Updated 2/6

News After The Close (In Order of Time)

Zoetis (ZTS) buys Ethos Diagnostic Science, no terms.

Honeywell (HON) wins $3.517 billion ceiling fr Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System Modernization.

Index Changes: Generac (GNRC) added to S&P 400. Alexander & Baldwin (ALEX) added to S&P 600. America Car-Mart (CRMT) added to S&P 600.

Stock Repurchase Announcements: 

Dividend Increases: RNR JKHY

Gap Higher: ADVM +23%, TSLA +8%, LB +6%, INO +5%, CRMT +5%, ALEX +4% 

Gap Lower: LLY -5%, GOOS -3%

What’s Happening This Morning: Futures value reflects the change with fair value. We will still indicate the fair value direction. 

S&P 500 -5 Dow Jones Industrial Average -61  NASDAQ -7  Russell 2000 -0.38. Fair values are higher except for the Russell. Asia mixed and Europe lower.

Gold, silver and copper higher. WTI Crude Oil and Brent Oil Futures lower. Natural Gas is lower. $ is lower vs Euro, lower vs Pound and higher vs Yen. US 10 year Treasury price is at $131.13 from$130.75 with yields at from 1.618%.  Prices as of 8:20 a.m. EDT.

Positive Sectors On Friday:  Conglomerates of note.

Negative Sectors On Friday:  Materials, Energy, Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Industrial Goods of note.

One Month Winners: Conglomerates, Utilities, Technology and Consumer Goods.

Three Month Winners: Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Technology.

Six Month Winners: Consumer Goods, Utilities, Healthcare, Technology, Industrials and Financials.

Twelve Month Winners: Consumer Goods,Technology, Utilities, Industrials and Services.

Year to Date: Conglomerates, Utilities, Technology, Consumer Goods and Industrial Goods.

Upcoming Earnings Of Note (sorted by market cap, highest to lowest)



Earnings This Morning Of Note


AGN +0.69, EPC +0.25, DO +0.19, TCO +0.07, CNA +0.04, QSR +0.02, BIP +0.02 of note.



AVYA (1.28) of note.

Still To Report: GBDC, IVC, MCY

Rags & Mags: Highlighted Stories may be clicked through to the original story.

Top News Story:  Chinese President Xi finally seen in public and vows to fight coronavirus. (Bloomberg)

5 Things To Know To Start Your Day. (Bloomberg)

Coronavirus update sees 908 dead and over 40,000 infected. (CNBC)

China extends many factory closures to March 1st. (CNBC)

White House to unveil budget for 2020 today. (CNBC)

 L Brands (LB) close to selling Victoria Secret to Sycamore Partners. (CNBC)

Forbes argues that Google (GOOGL) should buy Tesla (TSLA) for 1500 a share, up 9%. (CNBC)

Stock Index Tracking

The Mid Cap and Russell 2000 struggled on Friday. Current through 2/7 close.

Bold means a change from prior day.

The advance/decline line model moved to cash 1/31. Updated through 2/7. In 2019, the model was up 16.48% on the S&P 500 and this year is up 2.08%. 5 buy signals and 4 cash signals in 2019. Current buy signal ended with a gain of 9.83% and began on 10/17/19.

Courtesy of Phil Erlanger Research, Inc.

Algo/HFT Trading Levels:

The Erlanger Value Lines track the intraday range of resistance, pivot and support used by Algo/HFT Traders. Each day we show where we closed within the range. Update through 2/6.

Economic & Related:


President Trump will deliver remarks to the Nation’s Governor at 11:00 a.m. EDT, then lunch with the Secretary of State, meets with the OMB Director at 1:00 p.m. EDT, at 3:30 meets with Parkland shooting families and finally at 7:00 p.m. EDT holds a Keep America Great Rally in Manchester, NH.

Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman who overseas community banks will speak at 8:15 a.m. EDT.

Meetings, Calls & Conferences

Investor/Analyst Days & Conference Calls of Note:  Carrier (UTX) (Investor and Analyst Meeting). FDX (Update)

Sellside Conferences: None of note.

Industry Conferences: Metro Connect USA (2/10-2/12). BIO CEO & Investor Conference (2/10-2/11). Chicago Auto Show (2/8-2/17)

M&A Activity

Simon Properties (SPG) to buy Taubman Centers (TCO) for $52.50.

Xerox (XRX) raises bid for HP Inc. (HPQ) to $18 in cash and 0.15 shares in Xerox.

Upgrades & Downgrades through 8:30 a.m. EDT 2/7


Today's Superstock Investor Stock Scorecard:

HP Inc. (HPQ)
by Superstock Investor


Xerox (XRX) has raised the bid for Hewlett Packard (HPQ) to $24 a share in cash and stock. Is this a good deal?

Company Information

Company: HP Inc.
Sector: Technology: Computers_Equip
Industry: Computer Hardware
Market Cap:  $39,686,500,000


  Price %Gain  
Current Price $20.00    
Price Target $16.00 -25.0%  
Upper Bound $20.00 0.0%  
Lower Bound $13.60 -32.0%  

Stock data last updated 03/19/2019.

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