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October 21, 2021

MAJOR INDEXES

Market report as of Wednesday, October 20, 2021
NAME                  LAST  CHG %CHG
S&P 500                       4,536.190 16.5600 0.370
NASDAQ                  15,121.68 -7.4100 -0.05
DJIA                         35,609.34 152.030 0.430
*FTSE                      7,197.940* -25.160 -0.35
*NIKKEI              28,708.58* -546.97 -1.87
*HSI                  25,969.80* -166.22 -0.64
*SHANGHAI          3,594.780* 7.78000 0.220
VIX                           15.920000 0.43000 2.780
*DAX                    15,496.53* -26.390 -0.17



S&P500 MARKET MOVERS

TOP

ANTM
Anthem Inc
7.695%  
PBCT
People’s United Financial Inc
5.853%  
MTB
M&T Bank Corp
5.783%  
CNC
Centene Corp
5.223%  
F
Ford Motor Co
4.021%  

BOTTOM

BKR
Baker Hughes Co
5.657%  
PYPL
PayPal Holdings Inc
4.910%  
NDAQ
Nasdaq Inc
4.644%  
PENN
Penn National Gaming Inc
3.873%  
ENPH
Enphase Energy Inc
3.721%  



SECURITIES

BONDS

NAME YIELD CHG
US 10-YR 1.6480 +0.013
US 30-YR 2.1160 +0.005
US 5-YR 1.1690 +0.022
US 2-YR 0.3960 +0.021
US 3-MO 0.0610 +0.005
BUND 10-YR -0.128 -0.0070
JPN 10-YR 0.0840 -0.0110
UK 10-YR 1.1480 +0.001




FUTURES & COMMODITIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
*OIL 83.1300 -0.290 -0.35
*NAT GAS 5.12600 -0.044 -0.85
*GOLD 1,784.10 -0.800 -0.04
*SILVER 24.2800 -0.165 -0.67
*WHEAT 747.500 -1.750 -0.23
*COPPER 4.63600 -0.099 -2.08



CURRENCIES

NAME LAST CHG %CHG
JPY/USD 0.8770 +0.0020 +0.190
USD INDEX 93.630 +0.0700 +0.080
USD/JPY 114.04 -0.2200 -0.190
GBP/USD 1.3810 -0.0020 -0.120
EUR/USD 1.1640 -0.0010 -0.040
USD/CAD 1.2330 +0.0010 +0.060
AUD/USD 0.7490 -0.0020 -0.310
 



Analyst View
The Wednesday trading on the U.S. stock indexes was a very good day as the market achieved record growth as earnings reports continued to mostly exceed expectations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 152 points, or 0.43%, while the S&P 500 index edged up 0.37% and the Nasdaq Composite index slipped 0.05%. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 moved closer to peak levels though about 0.1% below their respective peaks. The Nasdaq ended 1.6% below its all-time high. 

Micron Technology Inc. The worldwide chip shortage has driven Micron' plans to invest $150 billion to address the worldwide chip shortage over the next 10 years, including in a "potential U.S. fab expansion." 

Facebook Inc. will change its group name next week as it seeks a makeover after coming under fire from lawmakers and regulators due to whistleblowers' confessions.

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high on Wednesday, trading above $65,000 a day after the launch of the cryptocurrency's first exchange-traded fund, Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF. 

Commodities, West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose 91 cents to $83.87 a barrel while gold jumped $14.40 to $1,784.10 an ounce. 
European bourses rallied across the board with Germany’s DAX 30 ticking up 0.05%, Britain's FTSE 100 advancing 0.08% and France’s CAC 40 added 0.54%. In Asia, China’s Shanghai Composite slipped 0.17%, Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged up 0.14% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 1.35%. 












SOURCE: CNBC
IMAGE SOURCE: PIXABAY