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XLU

Utilities SPDR

$52.84

-0.17 (-0.32%)

, XLB

S&P Select Materials SPDR

$53.69

0.09 (0.17%)

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

The S&P 500 index is set to end off its worst levels of the week, last at 2750.05, but still sharply lower. Some form of basing action is underway with support in the 2730-2700 area. Resistance is at the 2775 area, which is near the top of the 2-day range. Above that, on a bigger snapback the 2800 area would come into play as resistance. The 2780 area for the coming week is the approximate point of intersection with the uptrend support line that began in February 2016. Sector breadth was deeply negative for the week, with only the Utilities (XLU) finishing higher. The weakest sectors were Basic Materials (XLB), Technology (XLK), Industrials (XLI), and Consumer Discretionary (XLY).

XLU

Utilities SPDR

$52.84

-0.17 (-0.32%)

XLB

S&P Select Materials SPDR

$53.69

0.09 (0.17%)

XLK

Technology Select Sector SPDR

$70.25

1.57 (2.29%)

XLI

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

$73.55

0.03 (0.04%)

XLY

Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR

$107.93

1.42 (1.33%)

SPY

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust

$274.45

2.01 (0.74%)

SPX

S&P 500

$0.00

(0.00%)

XLU Utilities SPDR
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-0.17 (-0.32%)

04/02/18
MSCO
04/02/18
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Utilities view lowered to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Michael Wilson said he thinks many of the risks facing the market have now been priced in and he sees value in the S&P, which is currently at the low end of his target near-term range ahead of what will likely be a strong Q1 earnings season. However, he is moving the Utilities sector to Equal Weight from Overweight, stating that this is not a sell call for those who recently bought the stocks but that a tactical overweight after recent relative outperformance no longer makes sense.
XLB S&P Select Materials SPDR
$53.69

0.09 (0.17%)

XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR
$70.25

1.57 (2.29%)

07/09/18
MSCO
07/09/18
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MSCO
Morgan Stanley suggests getting more defensive, downgrades Tech to underweight
Morgan Stanley equity strategist Michael Wilson believes the S&P 500 could trade to 2,800-2,825 in the "very near-term," but is recommending investors use such a move higher to reduce portfolio beta and risk as he continues to expect an "aggressive rotation" toward defensive sectors at some point. Given his view of a growing probability for sustained defensive leadership, Wilson downgraded Small caps to equal weight and Technology to underweight. He also upgraded Consumer Staples and Telecom Services to equal weight from underweight.
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR
$73.55

0.03 (0.04%)

XLY Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR
$107.93

1.42 (1.33%)

SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
$274.45

2.01 (0.74%)

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OPCO
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OPCO
Oppenheimer initiates S&P 500 price target of $3,000 in 2018 on outlook
Oppenheimer has initiated an S&P 500 price target of $3,000 in 2018 as it believes the fundamentals - both economic growth and corporate earnings - will likely improve further in 2018. Its price target and earnings estimate do not include any assumptions about what tax reform might ultimately look like.
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BOFA
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S&P 500 2018 year target raised to 3,000 from 2,800 at BofA/Merrill

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Neon Therapeutics

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