|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||30.12 - 31.59|
|52 Week Range||25.59 - 56.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.89%|
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to break down the latest market moves.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after June Retail Sales rose 0.5%, with May results revised substantially higher.
Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland and Jared Blikre break down a trade on the Invesco PowerShares Nasdaq 100 Trust (QQQ), replete with price action support and resistance, anchored VWAP, Fibonacci extensions and trend channels. Here's the performance of the Nasdaq 100 component stocks as of 2:00 pm ET: MU Micron Tech 2.92% INCY Incyte Corp 2.84% CERN Cerner Corp 2.02% CTAS Cintas Corp 1.80% NVDA(HB) Nvidia Corp 1.73% BIIB Biogen Inc 1.63% EA(HB) Electronic Arts, Inc. 1.45% CTXS Citrix Systems Inc 1.40% AKAM(HB) Akamai Technologies 1.38% WBA Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc 1.21% STX Seagate Tech 1.17% MYL Mylan NV 1.11% TRIP TripAdvisor Inc When-Issued 1.10% MSFT Microsoft Corp 1.13% BKNG(HB) Booking Hldgs Inc 1.12% CHKP Check Point Software Tech 1.11% CA CA Inc 1.05% EXPE(F) Expedia Grp Inc 0.93% ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc 0.86% ISRG Intuitive Surgical 0.91% AAPL Apple Inc 0.86% BIDU(HB) Baidu Inc 0.86% BIDU(HB) Baidu Inc 0.86% SYMC(E) Symantec Corp 0.75% REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 0.74% INTU Intuit Inc 0.70% ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals 0.73% EBAY eBay Inc 0.72% SIRI(HB) Sirius XM Hldgs Inc 0.74% NFLX Netflix Inc 0.71% FB Facebook Inc 0.72% AAL(HB) American Airlines Grp inc 0.63% CSX CSX Corp 0.61% PYPL(HB) PayPal Hldgs Inc 0.59% MNST Monster Beverage Corporation 0.56% FISV Fiserv Inc 0.51% GILD Gilead Sciences 0.45% CTSH Cognizant Tech Solutions'A' 0.38% WDC Western Digital 0.42% ADP Automatic Data Proc 0.39% HSIC Henry Schein Inc 0.36% ESRX Express Scripts Hldg Co 0.38% KLAC KLA-Tencor Corp 0.37% $NDX.X Nasdaq 100 0.35% CMCSA Comcast Cl A 0.32% XRAY Dentsply Sirona Inc 0.30% AMZN Amazon.com Inc 0.30% GOOGL Alphabet Inc Cl A 0.27% INTC Intel Corp 0.26% ADSK Autodesk, Inc 0.25% ADI(HB) Analog Devices 0.22% GOOG Alphabet Inc Cl C Cap Stock 0.22% MXIM Maxim Integrated Prod 0.15% LBTYA Liberty Global plc Cl A 0.18% SWKS Skyworks Solutions 0.13% VRSK Verisk Analytics Inc 0.10% XLNX Xilinx Inc 0.06% SBUX Starbucks Corp 0.08% CELG Celgene Corp 0.05% HAS Hasbro Inc 0.06% MCHP Microchip Tech 0.04% LBTYK Liberty Global plc Cl C 0.04% BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical 0.03% ORLY O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. -0.11% AMGN Amgen Inc -0.11% AABA(HB) Altaba Inc -0.18% BABA Alibaba Group Holding Ltd -0.24% QCOM Qualcomm Inc -0.19% FAST Fastenal Co -0.21% MAR Marriott Int'l Cl A -0.27% VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals -0.31% QRTEA Qurate Retail Inc -0.33% SHPG Shire plc ADS -0.39% DISCK(HB) Discovery Inc Ser C -0.43% TXN(HB) Texas Instruments -0.44% TMUS T-Mobile US Inc -0.47% DISCA(HB) Discovery Inc Ser A -0.47% MDLZ Mondelez Int'l Inc Cl A -0.54% LRCX Lam Research -0.59% SBAC SBA Communications'A' -0.58% VOD Vodafone Grp Plc ADS -0.58% ILMN Illumina Inc -0.59% NCLH Norwegian Cruise Line Hldg -0.63% JD JD.com Inc -0.65% ROST(HB) Ross Stores -0.72% CHTR Charter Communications Inc -0.69% MAT Mattel, Inc -0.70% ADBE Adobe Systems -0.72% PAYX Paychex Inc -0.76% COST Costco Wholesale Corp -0.80% LILA(HB) Liberty Latin America Ltd Cl A -0.89% HOLX Hologic Inc -0.91% ULTA Ulta Beauty Inc -0.97% NXPI NXP Semiconductors N.V. -0.95% TSLA Tesla Inc -0.92% CSCO Cisco Systems -1.09% NTES Netease Inc Ads -1.12% AVGO Broadcom Inc -1.15% TSCO Tractor Supply -1.15% FOXA(F) Twenty-First Century Fox Inc A -1.29% CTRP Ctrip.com Intl Ltd -1.28% LILAK(HB) Liberty Latin America Ltd Cl C -1.39% KHC The Kraft Heinz Company -1.44% FOX(F) Twenty-First Century Fox Inc B -1.46% DLTR Dollar Tree Inc -1.58% AMAT Applied Materials -1.62% VIAB Viacom Inc Cl 'B' -2.14% DISH DISH Network Corp Cl A -2.34% PCAR PACCAR Inc -2.40%
According to ETF.com, some of the most-shorted exchange-traded funds (ETFs) focus on spaces as diverse as junk bonds, retailers, natural gas and semiconductors, among other areas. Traders engage in "shorting" when they borrow a security, sell it and then buy it back at a later date and hopefully at a lower price.
As it is global stocks are feeling the pinch of escalating trade tensions between the United States and China, and now the collapse in Turkish lira has amplified the concerns. This is especially true as Turkish lira is in a free-fall territory, nosediving as much as 11% against the dollar in early trading today after plummeting more than 20% on Friday.Source: Shutterstock
The volatility index, also known as the "fear index," is intended to measure the implied forward 30-day volatility of the market by using at-the-money put and call option prices for certain stocks. The volatility index is not designed to measure fear in the market — it's designed to "measure the amount of option premiums people are willing to pay," Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial said during a CNBC interview Thursday. It's not designed to quantify the level of concern investors have with external potential disruptive events, like trade wars and tariffs, Kilburg said.
A lot will be made of the VIX (VXY)(VXX) piercing below 11 today. I have know some investors who love it when volatility falls like this. To them, it signals calm in the market (SPY)(DIA). To other investors, it signals complacency. They believe that market participants aren’t paying attention to risks, and that the market is due for a fall.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is known for its Volatility Index, also called VIX. VIX is generated from the implied volatilities on index options for the S&P 500, and it shows the market's expectation of 30-day volatility. Known also as the "fear index," among other similar names, VIX is commonly used as a measure of investor confidence in the market, or, conversely, as a way of gauging how fearful market participants are that volatility will plague the space.
U.S. equities continue to trade nervously at the start of U.S. trade tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports — an act that will then be met with countervailing tariffs on U.S. imports by the Chinese. While far more in potential tariffs have been announced by both sides as threats, neither side is showing any evidence of being interested in backing down from what looks like a worsening cycle of escalation.
Gold rose on Friday, June 29, breaking its five-day losing streak. With a rebound in gold, its RSI (relative strength index) also revived from above 30 to 27 on Friday. Gold fell 3.5%, while silver, platinum, and palladium tumbled 1.9%, 6%, and 2.7%, respectively.