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Technical, fundamental and statistical analysis of the stock market based on real time price and volume movements, relative performance among sector & industry as well as other economic data.

US Market Recap   Friday, December 3, 2021 4:00 PM

US Market closed the trading session on Friday, December 3, 2021, with BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.67% from previous day. The trading volume is heavy, at 1.41 times of the three-month average daily trading volume.

For the market breadth, a total of 226 or 36% of stocks went up as oppose to 398 or 63% of stocks went down in 630 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers are in consistent with the price movement of the market.

The Utilities sector leads the market with a gain of 0.80%, followed by the Consumer Staples sector with a gain of 0.70%. The Information Technology sector is the bottom performer with a loss of 1.69%. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Household Products industry leads the market with a gain of 1.71%, followed by the Tobacco industry with a gain of 1.56%. The Diversified Consumer Services industry is the bottom performer with a loss of 9.32%. Defensive sectors have led the market, indicating investors are cautious about the market going forward and are looking for safety.

For major US market indexes, the S&P 500 trades at 4,538.93 with a loss of 0.83%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,091.27 with a loss of 1.89%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,576.69 with a loss of 0.18%. The Russell 3000 index trades at 2,645.09 with a loss of 1.63%.

There are many active stocks with unusual moves today. ViacomCBS Inc (VIAC) has a gain of 5.11% with high trading volume (2.65 times of regular volume). Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV) has a loss of 5.01% with high trading volume (2.75 times of regular volume). Atlassian Corp Plc (TEAM) has a loss of 5.27% with high trading volume (2.43 times of regular volume). Square Inc (SQ) has a loss of 5.68% with high trading volume (3.03 times of regular volume). MercadoLibre Inc (MELI) has a loss of 6.75% with high trading volume (3.08 times of regular volume). Netease Inc (NTES) has a loss of 6.90% with high trading volume (2.02 times of regular volume). DexCom Inc (DXCM) has a loss of 7.27% with high trading volume (2.83 times of regular volume). Etsy Inc (ETSY) has a loss of 7.30% with high trading volume (2.25 times of regular volume). JD.com Inc (JD) has a loss of 7.71% with high trading volume (2.63 times of regular volume). Baidu Inc (BIDU) has a loss of 7.77% with high trading volume (2.99 times of regular volume). Pinduoduo (PDD) has a loss of 8.16% with high trading volume (3.58 times of regular volume). Adobe Inc (ADBE) has a loss of 8.24% with high trading volume (3.39 times of regular volume). Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) has a loss of 8.34% with high trading volume (3.56 times of regular volume). Nio Inc (NIO) has a loss of 11.24% with high trading volume (3.14 times of regular volume). DocuSign Inc. (DOCU) has a loss of 42.22% with high trading volume (40.73 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart



US Market Highlight   Friday, December 3, 2021 12:46 PM

At the middle of the trading day on Friday, December 3, 2021, US Market continues the downtrend from the morning, trades down with BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.91% from previous day. The trading volume is very heavy, at 1.56 times of the three-month average trading volume within the same intraday period.

For the market breadth, a total of 233 or 37% of stocks went up as oppose to 390 or 62% of stocks went down in 630 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers are in consistent with the price movement of the market.

The Consumer Staples sector leads the market with a gain of 0.31%, followed by the Utilities sector with a gain of 0.22%. The Information Technology sector is the bottom performer with a loss of 2.11%. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Diversified Telecommunication Services industry leads the market with a gain of 1.37%, followed by the Air Freight & Logistics industry with a gain of 1.26%. The Diversified Consumer Services industry is the bottom performer with a loss of 7.90%. Defensive sectors have led the market, indicating investors are cautious about the market going forward and are looking for safety.

For major US market indexes, the S&P 500 trades at 4,530.70 with a loss of 1.01%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,049.16 with a loss of 2.16%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,545.93 with a loss of 0.27%. The Russell 3000 index trades at 2,652.10 with a loss of 1.37%.

Among individual stocks, Sea Ltd (SE) has a loss of 5.19% with high trading volume (2.28 times of regular volume). Uber Technologies Inc (UBER) has a loss of 5.67% with high trading volume (2.00 times of regular volume). MercadoLibre Inc (MELI) has a loss of 5.81% with high trading volume (2.91 times of regular volume). Netease Inc (NTES) has a loss of 5.96% with high trading volume (2.59 times of regular volume). Atlassian Corp Plc (TEAM) has a loss of 6.48% with high trading volume (3.01 times of regular volume). Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM) has a loss of 6.77% with high trading volume (2.36 times of regular volume). DexCom Inc (DXCM) has a loss of 7.11% with high trading volume (2.04 times of regular volume). New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc (EDU) has a loss of 8.01% with high trading volume (2.28 times of regular volume). Twilio Inc (TWLO) has a loss of 8.02% with high trading volume (2.03 times of regular volume). Pinduoduo (PDD) has a loss of 8.10% with high trading volume (5.06 times of regular volume). Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) has a loss of 8.15% with high trading volume (5.16 times of regular volume). Etsy Inc (ETSY) has a loss of 8.26% with high trading volume (2.83 times of regular volume). Square Inc (SQ) has a loss of 8.32% with high trading volume (3.78 times of regular volume). Baidu Inc (BIDU) has a loss of 8.33% with high trading volume (4.23 times of regular volume). Adobe Inc (ADBE) has a loss of 8.44% with high trading volume (4.03 times of regular volume). JD.com Inc (JD) has a loss of 8.67% with high trading volume (3.76 times of regular volume). Nio Inc (NIO) has a loss of 9.92% with high trading volume (4.48 times of regular volume). DocuSign Inc. (DOCU) has a loss of 40.55% with high trading volume (53.18 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart



US Market Briefing   Friday, December 3, 2021 10:30 AM

US Market opens down in the first trading hour on Friday, December 3, 2021. The BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.45% from the end of last trading day. The trading volume is very heavy, at 2.04 times of the three-month average trading volume within the same intraday period.

For the market breadth, a total of 303 or 48% of stocks went up as oppose to 322 or 51% of stocks went down in 630 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers indicate a low level of participation in the market retreat.

The Energy sector, also a sector leader from the previous session, leads the market with a gain of 0.41%, followed by the Consumer Staples sector with a gain of 0.40%. The Communication Services sector, also a sector lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 1.70%. The continuation of sector performers suggests there may be a trend in the market that is forming. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Transportation Infrastructure industry leads the market with a gain of 1.52%, followed by the Containers & Packaging industry with a gain of 1.28%. The Diversified Consumer Services industry is the bottom performer with a loss of 7.42%. The movement of market sectors indicates there is lack of clear direction going forward. The general market sentiment is neutral.

For major US market indexes, the S&P 500 trades at 4,555.49 with a loss of 0.47%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,184.56 with a loss of 1.28%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,589.50 with a loss of 0.15%. The Russell 3000 index trades at 2,667.41 with a loss of 0.80%.

Among individual stocks, Snowflake Inc (SNOW) has a loss of 5.35% with high trading volume (3.15 times of regular volume). Sea Ltd (SE) has a loss of 5.37% with high trading volume (3.07 times of regular volume). Atlassian Corp Plc (TEAM) has a loss of 5.68% with high trading volume (2.64 times of regular volume). Square Inc (SQ) has a loss of 5.93% with high trading volume (4.07 times of regular volume). Netease Inc (NTES) has a loss of 6.46% with high trading volume (3.58 times of regular volume). Adobe Inc (ADBE) has a loss of 6.92% with high trading volume (4.66 times of regular volume). New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc (EDU) has a loss of 6.92% with high trading volume (4.48 times of regular volume). Pinduoduo (PDD) has a loss of 7.21% with high trading volume (8.08 times of regular volume). Etsy Inc (ETSY) has a loss of 7.51% with high trading volume (2.76 times of regular volume). Baidu Inc (BIDU) has a loss of 7.75% with high trading volume (7.00 times of regular volume). TAL Education Group (TAL) has a loss of 7.98% with high trading volume (3.27 times of regular volume). Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) has a loss of 8.55% with high trading volume (8.25 times of regular volume). JD.com Inc (JD) has a loss of 8.90% with high trading volume (5.83 times of regular volume). Nio Inc (NIO) has a loss of 9.01% with high trading volume (6.28 times of regular volume). DocuSign Inc. (DOCU) has a loss of 39.74% with high trading volume (78.92 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart