Equity Brief US Indices on Hold Ahead of Powell
Matt Weller, CFA, CMT July 9, 2019 12:08 PM
See a summary of the top stock themes and trends from today's US session!
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- US indices closed mixed in quiet trade ahead of Fed Chairman Powell’s Congressional Testimony tomorrow.
- Communication Services (XLC) was the best performing sector on the day; Materials (XLB) were the weakest, dropping -1%.
- Oil and gold finished essentially flat on the day.
- Stocks on the move:
- PepsiCo (PEP) fell -1%, despite reporting better-than-expected earnings.
- Etsy (ETSY) rallied 4% after announcing a plan to offer free shipping on orders of more than $35.
- Netflix (NFLX) tacked on 1% after an analyst reiterated his bullish call following a record start for the new season of “Stranger Things.”
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