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XLE

Energy Select Sector SPDR

$65.57

-0.114621 (-0.17%)

, XLV

Health Care Select Sector SPDR

$82.60

-0.255245 (-0.31%)

13:40
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On The Fly: Weekly technical notes for S&P 500

The S&P 500 (SPX) is set to end the week at a new life high and just short of the 2500 level at time of writing. The gain for the week was quite stable relative to the prior sine wave moves seen for the last couple of months. It was the stability of the move up, rather than raw momentum, that helped the index get here without much in the way of bullish enthusiasm. The key for the index now is to keep building higher. In technical terms the common wisdom view is that breakouts above levels should be strong and clear prior resistance by a big margin. If we have learned one thing in the last two years, it is that the indexes can make new highs without that surge. It's been one of the puzzling features of the new machine trading age that we all need to accept and incorporate into our thinking and analysis. Many traders, it seems, appear to be waiting for a return of "markets that make sense," which is shorthand for pre-crisis modality. It's probable this new environment is the reality we need to accept, or face punishing underperformance. Fund flows have been surprisingly robust given the macro backdrop and that has been something of a put under price. For the week, the best performing sectors were Energy (XLE), Health Care (XLV), and the Financials (XLF) in descending order, not including today's action. It has been interesting to see the Industrials (XLI) and Technology (XLK) still be positive but no longer outperformers. The worst performing sectors were Consumer Cyclicals (XLY) and the Utilities (XLU).

XLE

Energy Select Sector SPDR

$65.57

-0.114621 (-0.17%)

XLV

Health Care Select Sector SPDR

$82.60

-0.255245 (-0.31%)

XLF

Financial Select Sector

$24.72

0.023225 (0.09%)

XLI

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

$69.33

0.225878 (0.33%)

XLK

Technology Select Sector SPDR

$58.71

0.209224 (0.36%)

XLY

Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR

$89.75

-0.132054 (-0.15%)

XLU

Utilities SPDR

$54.63

-0.042758 (-0.08%)

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$248.98

0.124574 (0.05%)

SPX

S&P 500

XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR
$65.57

-0.114621 (-0.17%)

XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR
$82.60

-0.255245 (-0.31%)

XLF Financial Select Sector
$24.72

0.023225 (0.09%)

XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR
$69.33

0.225878 (0.33%)

XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
$58.71

0.209224 (0.36%)

XLY Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR
$89.75

-0.132054 (-0.15%)

XLU Utilities SPDR
$54.63

-0.042758 (-0.08%)

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
$248.98

0.124574 (0.05%)

06/28/17
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S&P 500 price target raised to 2,400 from 2,300 at Goldman Sachs
Goldman analyst David Kostin raised his S&P 500 earnings estimate to $129 from $123 in 2017 and to $139 from $129 in 2018 to reflect strong Q1 results and higher expected growth in Financials and Info Tech. Kostin raised his year-end S&P 500 price target to 2,400 from 2,300 to reflect earnings growth of 9%, offset by a 4% contraction in the forward multiple.
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Morgan Stanley sets S&P 500 'base case' price target of 2,700
Morgan Stanley U.S. Equity Strategist Michael Wilson set a 12-month "base case" price target of 2,700 for the S&P 500, stating that market technicals are in "very good shape" and institutional and retail data suggest U.S. equity positioning is not extreme. A cyclical upturn began a year ago as the global business cycle bottomed in Q1 of 2016 and President Trump's election then "turbocharged" that cycle, said Wilson.
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S&P 500 breaks support at 2100
The index was last at 2098.91, down over 1.2% on the day. At current price next support is at 2091.75. Resistance is at the 2110 area. A prior note had an incorrect support level of 1991.68, which this note corrects.
SPX S&P 500

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David Tepper says stock market on multiple basis 'kind of full'
Appaloosa Management's David Tepper is speaking in CNBC.

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Investar Holding

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Beacon Roofing

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MLHR

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Juno Therapeutics

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ABMD

Abiomed

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OSK

Oshkosh

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Aetna

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Blue Apron

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DPS

Dr Pepper Snapple

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HBI

Hanesbrands

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TPRE

Third Point Reinsurance

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IPCI

Intellipharmaceutics

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ReWalk Robotics

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ABM

ABM

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Invuity

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USG

USG

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TRHC

Tabula Rasa HealthCare

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KRNY

Kearny Financial

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