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Market Matters:

Futures Lower After Yesterday's Carnage
by Geoff Garbacz & Staff Writers

June 26, 2018

In After Hours Trading

IPOs on deck of note none. Secondaries of note ARPO HRTX SENS.

In After Hours Trading: SURPRISES none of note. MISSES none of note.

Lower Guidance: .

Mixed Guidance: .

Positive Guidance: .

What's Happening This Morning

U.S. futures: S&P -3.25, Dow Jones -32, NDX +4 and Russell 2000 -3.30 with fair value flat. Asia and Europe modestly higher.

Gold, silver and copper lower. WTI Crude and Brent Oil Futures higher. Natural Gas is lower. $ is higher vs Euro, higher vs. Pound and higher vs. Yen. US 10 year Treasury price 120. Prices as of 7:40 a.m. EDT.

Top Sectors Utilities.

Weak Sectors all others.

One month winners Basic Materials, Utilities, Services and Healthcare.

Three Month Winners Utilities.

Six Month Winners Services, Basic Materials, Technology and Conglomerates.

One Year Winners All except for Conglomerates.

Year To Date Basic Materials, Services and Technology.

Earnings Expected

Earnings due after the close (by avg. trade volume): AVAV SONC DTRM.

Earnings due tomorrow morning: GIS PAYX CGC UNF WOR.

Rags & Mags: Inside Wall Street

Trade Advisor Peter Navarro calmed markets yesterday stating that foreign investment will be allowed. (Bloomberg)

China being hurt by trade tensions and deleveraging of the economy. Now in a bear market. (Bloomberg)

Chines President Xi tells Chinese companies he will strike back at U.S. (WSJ)

General Electric (GE) to spinofff Health Care business in strategy shift.

Reported Earnings This Morning

Reported Earnings This Morning (Best to Worst absolute beats/misses [+.02 or greater/-.02 or worse]): SURPRISES FDS +.05 INFO +.04 LEN 1.14 SCHN +.08. MISSES JKS -.18.

Missing: .

Lower Guidance: .

Current Morning missing: .

Mixed Guidance: .

Positive Guidance: .

Data Points

Yesterday saw 698 stocks rise and 2216 fall on the NYSE. NASDAQ saw 709 rise and 2300 fall.

The SP 500 is above its 50 day exponential moving average but tested it yesterday and above its 200 day exponential moving average. The Russell 2000 is above its 50 day moving exponential average and is above 200 day exponential moving average.

The 10 day spread moving average of breadth is invested. The Madison Market Timing Indicator is still invested.

YTD 45.66% of stocks are higher and 53.80% are lower. Updated 4/27/18 close.


June Consumer Confidence is due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 128.2 from 128.

The latest short interest for the NYSE and NASDAQ through June 15th settlement date is due out after the close


Federal Reserve Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks at 1:45 p.m. EDT.

Conference & Analyst Meetings

Meetings, Conference Calls or Announcements of note, APLS IAG CRM CBAY ALNY TECH ATRC AKAM. Goldman Sachs European Business Services, Transport & Leisure Conference. UBS Korea Conference.

Conference of Note

M & A News

Key Upgrades and Downgrades

Firm Upgrades Downgrades
JP Morgan    
Goldman Sachs    
Morgan Stanley    
Deutsche Bank    
Citigroup CC Merrill Lynchp    
Merrill Lynch    
Wachovia/Wells Fargo    
Credit Suisse    
Banc of America    
William Blair    
Jefferies CTL   
Raymond James    
Friedman Billings    
Bernstein   INTC 
Robert W. Baird    
Sun Trust RH    
Sandler O'Neil    
Keefe Bruyette    
Cantor Fitzgerald    
HSBC Securities    
William Blair    
BNP Paribas    
B. Riley    
Brean Murray    
JMP Securities    
Janney Montgomery  
Think Equity    
Cantor Fitzgerlad    
BMO Capital  
Jesup & Lamont    
Canaccord Adams    
Global Hunter    


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