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TODAY'S MARKET SUMMARY

Market Summary

Moving the Market

Sector Watch

            -09/19-

  • 10 year note 3.08
  • U.S. stocks close mostly higher as investors take escalating trade tensions in stride.
Strong: Weak:
Financials
Materials
Energy



 
Utilities
Telecom Services
Real Estate


 


MARKET WEEKLY

WEEK 37:  09/10 - 09/14

  • Dow Industrials: 26,154.67 +238.13
  • S&P 500: 2,904.98  +33.30
  • NASDAQ Composite: 8,010.04 +107.50
  • NYSE AMEX Composite: 2,612.83 -2.06
  • NYSE Composite: 13,050.49  +139.37
  • 10-year Treasury: 2.99%  +0.05

 





Select Economic Indicators
Stock Market Valuation Impact

Period:  09/03 - 09/07  

  • PMI Manufacturing Index +0.02 to 54.7
    Positive (This August measure at the high-end of consensus shows that solid economic growth continues.)
  • ISM Manufacturing Index +3.2 to 61.3
    Positive (During August new orders surged well above the consensus forecast.)
  • Construction Spending +0.1%
    Positive (For July a healthy rate of construction spending continued.)
  • International Trade -4.4B to -50.1B
    Negative (Our nation's trade deficit jumped to the high-end expectations for July.)
  • ADP Employment +163K
    Positive (Still good employment growth shown in this private payrolls report for August.)
  • Productivity/Costs / +2.9%/-1.0%
    Neutral (Q2 revisions were very small matching forecasts.)
  • Factory Orders -0.8%
    Neutral (July orders matched consensus expectations that despite the decline shows the factory sector is currently very strong which will help boost Q3 Gross Domestic Product.)
  • August Employment +201K
    Positive (This is another strong monthly gain that shows rising hourly earnings and unemployment remaining at 3.9%.)

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