Superstock Investor
Morning Briefing

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Market Matters:

Stocks Lower As We Hit Mid Week

Overnight Summary: The S&P 500 closed Tuesday at 3941.26 (lower by -1.44%) from Monday at 3998.84 (lower by -1.79%).  The overnight high of 3954 was hit at 11:15 p.m. EST. The low was hit at 3926 at 7:15 a.m. EST, a range of ~30 points high to low.  At 7:20 a.m. EST, the S&P 500 (mini) was down -17.75.

Earnings Out After The Close: 

Unusual Options Activity:

Daily Screen in Erlanger Chartroom that highlights unusual Call and Put Options activity.  It looks for volume outliers relative to the Open interest in Calls or puts.  Usually, the stock price activity reflects the outlier situation (earnings/buyout/announcement), but once in awhile you can uncover stocks prior to a pop or drop.


Capital Raises:

Capital Raise Summary From The TradeXchange, bringing traders and investors real time news and Squawk Box, and other sources.

News After The Close:

What’s Happening This MorningFutures value reflects the change with fair value.

S&P 500 -25, Dow Jones -133,  NASDAQ -118,  and Russell 2000 -6. (as of 8:00 a.m. EST).  Asia and Europe are lower.  VIX Futures are at 22.95 from 21.55. Gold and Silver higher and Copper lower. WTI Crude Oil and Brent higher with Natural Gas higher as well. $ is flat. US 10-year Treasury sees yields at 3.54% from 3.551%. The U.S. Dollar is lower versus the Euro, lower versus the Pound and higher against the Yen. Bitcoin is at $16,791 from $16,994 lower by -1.06%.

Sector Action – (1/3/6/12/YTD Updated Weekly with Monday release):  

U.S. stocks ended sharply lower Tuesday, with the S&P 500 falling for a fourth straight day, as investors sought safe-haven assets amid recession concerns and increased market volatility. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.03% dropped around 350 points to close 1% lower, while the S&P 500 fell SPX, -1.44% 1.4% and the Nasdaq Composite COMP, -2.00% sank 2%  (MarketWatch)

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Upcoming Earnings Of Note: (sorted by market cap, highest to lowest with most visible names)

Earnings of Note This Morning:


Erlanger Research Advance/Decline Chart: 

Gap Ups & Down In Early Pre-Market:

Insider Action: No stock sees Insider buying with dumb short selling.  No Stock sees Insider buying with smart short sellers.

Rags & Mags: Repeated stories from prior days never listed, i.e. “rehashed news”. Sorted by Global, U.S. and stock specific.

Moving Average Update:



Federal Reserve / Treasury Speakers:

M&A Activity:

Meeting & Conferences of Note:

Top Tier Sell-side Upgrades & Downgrades:

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Today’s Upgrades and Downgrades:

Previous Day’s Upgrades and Downgrades:


Today's Superstock Investor Stock Scorecard:

Mastercard Incorporated Class A (MA)
by Superstock Investor


This stock has been selected as today's example of the Superstock Investor Stock Scorecard.

Company Information

Company: Mastercard Incorporated Class A
Sector: Technology: Software_Serv
Industry: Data Processing Services
Market Cap:  $333,410,000,000


  Price %Gain  
Current Price $324.19    
Price Target $274.54 -0.1%  
Upper Bound $343.17 0.1%  
Lower Bound $205.90 -0.3%  

Stock data last updated 07/11/2022.

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