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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, September 17, 2021 4:00 PM

US Market closed the trading session on Friday, September 17, 2021, with BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.56% from previous day. The market went down broadly having all eleven sectors in the red. The trading volume is normal, at 1.06 times of the three-month average daily trading volume.

For the market breadth, a total of 141 or 22% of stocks went up as oppose to 487 or 77% of stocks went down in 632 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers are in consistent with the price movement of the market.

The Health Care sector leads the market with a loss of 0.05%, followed by the Communication Services sector, also a sector leader from the previous session, with a loss of 0.27%. The Materials sector, also a sector lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 2.39%. The continuation of sector performers suggests there may be a trend in the market that is forming. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry leads the market with a gain of 2.63%, followed by the Diversified Consumer Services industry with a gain of 1.60%. The Metals & Mining industry, also an industry lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 3.31%. 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 4,434.31 with a loss of 0.88%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,046.33 with a loss of 0.89%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,598.05 with a loss of 0.44%. The Wilshire 5000 index trades at 46,189.86 with a loss of 0.65%.

There are many active stocks with unusual moves today. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) has a gain of 6.52% with high trading volume (4.21 times of regular volume). Invesco Ltd (IVZ) has a gain of 5.46% with high trading volume (3.62 times of regular volume). Centene Corp (CNC) has a gain of 5.00% with high trading volume (3.57 times of regular volume). International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) has a loss of 5.56% with high trading volume (3.24 times of regular volume). Unum Group (UNM) has a loss of 6.19% with high trading volume (5.41 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart



US Market Highlight   Friday, September 17, 2021 12:45 PM

At the middle of the trading day on Friday, September 17, 2021, US Market continues the downtrend from the morning, trades down with BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.49% from previous day. The trading volume is slightly higher than normal, at 1.18 times of the three-month average trading volume within the same intraday period.

For the market breadth, a total of 176 or 28% of stocks went up as oppose to 453 or 72% of stocks went down in 632 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers are in consistent with the price movement of the market.

The Consumer Discretionary sector, also a sector leader from the previous session, leads the market with a gain of 0.08%, followed by the Real Estate sector with a loss of 0.33%. The Materials sector, also a sector lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 2.15%. The continuation of sector performers suggests there may be a trend in the market that is forming. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry leads the market with a gain of 3.52%, followed by the Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers industry with a gain of 1.22%. The Metals & Mining industry, also an industry lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 3.33%. Cyclical sectors have led the market, indicating investors are optimistic about the market going forward.

For major US market indexes, the S&P 500 trades at 4,446.83 with a loss of 0.60%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,069.80 with a loss of 0.74%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,640.82 with a loss of 0.32%. The Wilshire 5000 index trades at 46,222.75 with a loss of 0.58%.

Among individual stocks, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) has a gain of 8.57% with high trading volume (5.57 times of regular volume). Invesco Ltd (IVZ) has a gain of 5.50% with high trading volume (4.21 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart



US Market Briefing   Friday, September 17, 2021 10:30 AM

US Market opens down in the first trading hour on Friday, September 17, 2021. The BullLabs total market index having a loss of 0.36% from the end of last trading day. The trading volume is very heavy, at 1.61 times of the three-month average trading volume within the same intraday period.

For the market breadth, a total of 146 or 23% of stocks went up as oppose to 477 or 75% of stocks went down in 632 total stocks tracked by the index. The advance and decline numbers are in consistent with the price movement of the market.

The Consumer Discretionary sector, also a sector leader from the previous session, leads the market with a gain of 0.26%, followed by the Communication Services sector, also a sector leader from the previous session, with a loss of 0.05%. The Materials sector, also a sector lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 2.34%. The continuation of sector performers suggests there may be a trend in the market that is forming. In comparing all 69 industrial groups, the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry leads the market with a gain of 2.57%, followed by the Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers industry with a gain of 0.86%. The Metals & Mining industry, also an industry lagger from the previous session, is the bottom performer with a loss of 4.07%. The market went down in general but growth sectors being the leader indicating some bullish sentiment.

For major US market indexes, the S&P 500 trades at 4,446.84 with a loss of 0.60%. The tech-dependent Nasdaq Composite index trades at 15,081.41 with a loss of 0.66%. The iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 34,609.94 with a loss of 0.41%. The Wilshire 5000 index trades at 46,231.64 with a loss of 0.56%.

Among individual stocks, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) has a gain of 6.46% with high trading volume (7.20 times of regular volume). Invesco Ltd (IVZ) has a gain of 5.02% with high trading volume (6.68 times of regular volume). BHP Group Ltd (BBL) has a loss of 5.40% with high trading volume (4.22 times of regular volume).

Bull Total Market Index intraday chart