[Video] S&P Grinds Precariously Higher On Low Volume (ALGN, CLX)

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Matt Simpson financial analyst
By :  ,  Market Analyst
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In today’s video we take another look at the S&P 500 futures contract. Then add two new equities to the watchlist for a potential bullish or bearish move; Align Technologies (ALGN) and The Clorox Company (CLX).

 

S&P 500: Market Internals

S&P Sector performance of S&P500 and other popular products.  Analysed on August 2021 by FOREX.com

S&P 500: 4486.23 (0.15%), 24 August 2021

  • Energy (1.61%) was the strongest sector and Consumer Staples (-0.75%) was the weakest
  • 6 out of the 11 S&P 500 sectors closed higher
  • 6 out of the 11 sectors outperformed the S&P 500
  • 5 out of the 11 sectors traded lower on the S&P 500
  • 313 (61.98%) stocks advanced and 191 (37.82%) declined
  • 80.99% of stocks closed above their 200-day average
  • 100% of stocks closed above their 50-day average
  • 62.77% of stocks closed above their 20-day average

Outperformers:

  • + 8.32%   -  Best Buy Co Inc  (BBY.N) 
  • + 7.53%   -  Las Vegas Sands Corp  (LVS.N) 
  • + 7.01%   -  Wynn Resorts Ltd  (WYNN.OQ) 

Underperformers:

  • -6.1%   -  Seagate Technology Holdings PLC  (STX.OQ) 
  • -4.12%   -  Moderna Inc  (MRNA.OQ) 
  • -3.5%   -  Nielsen Holdings PLC  (NLSN.N) 

 

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