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XLF

Financial Select Sector

$26.11

-0.015 (-0.06%)

, XLK

Technology Select Sector SPDR

$60.54

0.33 (0.55%)

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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 higher and in new high territory at time of writing, with price last near 2555. The next two weeks in particular have exceptionally-packed calendars for companies reporting earnings. It is now those many reports that will drive the index, making technical estimates relatively moot. Any exceptional news, positive or negative, could create major price swings. That said, with the index at new highs it is clear that trader expectations are very bullish. That could be a setup for sharp disappointment if earnings, and outlooks in particular, are not as strong as current expectations suggest. The initial big level on the downside would be at 2525. A breakdown in price below that level would snap the uptrend in place since the August lows. On the upside there is no resistance, with a run to the 2560-2570 area a high probability if earnings are solid. It was a mixed bag in terms of sector performance in the last week, with leadership coming from Technology (XLK), the Utilities (XLU), Financials (XLF), and Consumer Staples (XLP). That is a somewhat unusual grouping of leading sectors given that Technology is seen as a "risk on" play and Utilities and Consumer Staples as "risk off".

XLF

Financial Select Sector

$26.11

-0.015 (-0.06%)

XLK

Technology Select Sector SPDR

$60.54

0.33 (0.55%)

XLU

Utilities SPDR

$54.08

-0.455 (-0.83%)

XLP

Consumer Staples Sector SPDR

$54.62

0.15 (0.28%)

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$255.04

0.4 (0.16%)

SPX

S&P 500

XLF Financial Select Sector
$26.11

-0.015 (-0.06%)

XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
$60.54

0.33 (0.55%)

XLU Utilities SPDR
$54.08

-0.455 (-0.83%)

XLP Consumer Staples Sector SPDR
$54.62

0.15 (0.28%)

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
$255.04

0.4 (0.16%)

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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.
04/10/17
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MSCO
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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06/28/17
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GSCO
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.
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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Leidos

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Nuance

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Samsung

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Qualcomm

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CATY

Cathay General

$42.84

0.43 (1.01%)

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SUN

Sunoco

$30.00

-0.08 (-0.27%)

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USFD

US Foods

$32.29

0.33 (1.03%)

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VLRS

Volaris

$9.14

0.12 (1.33%)

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Volaris

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VMI

Valmont

$156.55

-0.55 (-0.35%)

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VMI

Valmont

$156.55

-0.55 (-0.35%)

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CTRV

ContraVir Pharmaceuticals

$0.25

-0.013 (-5.00%)

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AAC

AAC Holdings

$8.38

0.25 (3.08%)

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AAC

AAC Holdings

$8.38

0.25 (3.08%)

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DNKN

Dunkin' Brands

$60.70

-1.45 (-2.33%)

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CE

Celanese

$102.43

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TUSK

Mammoth Energy

$20.04

-0.11 (-0.55%)

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NSPR

InspireMD

$4.20

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ETFC

E-Trade

$51.76

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Spirit Airlines

$39.91

1.01 (2.60%)

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BAND

Bandwidth

$24.09

0.18 (0.75%)

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Avis Budget

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MB

Mindbody

$33.35

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SAIL

SailPoint Technologies

$17.92

0.47 (2.69%)

STMP

Stamps.com

$184.95

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GPOR

Gulfport Energy

$8.41

-0.32 (-3.67%)

SNPS

Synopsys

$88.46

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PE

Parsley Energy

$23.10

-0.19 (-0.82%)

P

Pandora

$4.87

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MLNX

Mellanox

ROKU

Roku

$51.10

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AAOI

Applied Optoelectronics

$34.55

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SRCL

Stericycle

$74.91

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CSLT

Castlight Health

$3.85

0.3 (8.45%)

UCTT

Ultra Clean

$19.96

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TRN

Trinity Industries

$35.23

0.47 (1.35%)

RGR

Sturm, Ruger

$47.30

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CONE

CyrusOne

$48.81

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ADXS

Advaxis

$2.51

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GWPH

GW Pharmaceuticals

$132.33

1.5 (1.15%)

OMF

OneMain Holdings

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CLI

Mack-Cali Realty

$18.33

-0.25 (-1.35%)

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MIC

Macquarie Infrastructure

$63.62

-0.75 (-1.17%)

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