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What's Driving the Recent S&P 500 Weakness?
Bloomberg's Callie Bost examines the S&P 500 weakness and which sectors are performing well. She speaks with Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns on “Bloomberg Markets.
Here's the S&P 500 ... priced in gold
The precious metal is down about 1.5% to $1,113 an ounce, another 5-year low for the commodity that has been getting slammed this year.
Floor Holds Again in S&P as 200-Day Average Ends Losing Run
It halted the last two selloffs and came through again on Tuesday: the 200-day moving average. Threatened with its longest drop since 2012, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index turned on a dime in the first hour of trading after flirting with the chart ...
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Woeful Energy-stock Earnings Are Punishing The S&P 500
With 187 S&P 500 companies having reported second-quarter results, blended earnings, which combine actual results with projected estimates, are 2.2% lower.
These two factors could crush S&P 500 earnings
As companies begin to report second-quarter earnings results, falling oil and the strengthening dollar could spell trouble for earnings season.
The S&P 500 and Stock Buybacks
In the first quarter of 2015, companies in the S&P 500 index returned more money to shareholders than they earned. The last time that happened was in the fourth quarter of 2008, when the entire S&P 500 reported a slight loss for the quarter but still ...
The stock market is disappearing
Buyback factoid: ~20% of S&P 500 companies have reduced their share count by at least 4% year-over-year in each of the last five quarters(!
VIX signals that an S&P 500 breakout may be delayed
Perhaps most notably, the S&P 500 has nailed major resistance at record territory - S&P 2,130 - against the backdrop of excessive investor complacency as measured by the Volatility Index.
China Sinks Dow, S&P 500 to a 5-Day Losing Streak
Bloomberg's Julie Hyman examines markets at the start of today's trade. She speaks on "Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg).
10 early earnings winners among S&P 500 companies
A combination of earnings results and consensus estimates indicates that aggregate S&P 500 profits will reveal a 3.36% drop from a year earlier, the first decline since 2009, according to S&P Capital IQ analyst Lindsey Bell.