Saturday, March 20, 2010

Key Market Indicators this week 15-19 March

* Large-Cap Growth +.77%
Worst Performing Style

* Small-Cap Growth -.66%

Leading Sectors

* HMOs +7.83%
Hospitals +5.16%
Telecom +2.16%
REITs +2.15%
Education +1.95%

Lagging Sectors

* Steel -3.20%
Alt Energy -3.84%
Oil Service -4.40%
Airlines -5.07%
Coal -7.97%

Transport

Baltic Dry Index 3,396 +2.41%

* Oil Tanker Rate(Arabian Gulf to U.S. Gulf Coast) 65.0 +13.04%

* Rail Freight Carloads 203,626 -4.08%



Indices

* S&P 500 1,159.90 +.86%

* DJIA 10,741.98 +1.10%

* NASDAQ 2,374.41 +.29%

* Russell 2000 673.89 -.40%

* Wilshire 5000 11,933.68 +.65%

* Russell 1000 Growth 517.53 +.77%

* Russell 1000 Value 595.64 +.76%

* Morgan Stanley Consumer 700.21 +.86%

* Morgan Stanley Cyclical 882.41 +.57%

* Morgan Stanley Technology 596.49 +.65%

* Transports 4,373.73 +1.12%

* Utilities 381.80 +1.33%

* MSCI Emerging Markets 41.38 unchanged

* Lyxor L/S Equity Long Bias Index 988.05 +.45%

* Lyxor L/S Equity Variable Bias Index 853.34 +.27%

* Lyxor L/S Equity Short Bias Index 8863.74 -1.43%


* Sentiment/Internals

* NYSE Cumulative A/D Line +84,189 +.45%

* Bloomberg New Highs-Lows Index +451 -90

* Bloomberg Crude Oil % Bulls 32.0 +14.3%

* CFTC Oil Net Speculative Position +124,143 +13.57%

* Total Put/Call .97 +12.79%

* OEX Put/Call .71 -26.80%

* ISE Sentiment 107.0 -13.71%

* NYSE Arms 1.28 -19.50%

* Volatility(VIX) 16.97 -3.47%

* G7 Currency Volatility (VXY) 10.74 -3.94%

* Smart Money Flow Index 9,613.21 +.99%

* Money Market Mutual Fund Assets $3.017 Trillion -2.4%

* AAII % Bulls 35.37 -21.90%

* AAII % Bears 29.88 +18.15%


* Futures Spot Prices


* CRB Index 272.63 -.25%

* Crude Oil 80.68 -.49%

* Reformulated Gasoline 225.56 +.03%

* Natural Gas 4.17 -4.90%

* Heating Oil 207.67 -.87%

* Gold 1,107.60 +.55%

* Bloomberg Base Metals 215.35 +.33%

* Copper 337.25 -.55%

* US No. 1 Heavy Melt Scrap Steel 303.33 USD/Ton +.11%
China Hot Rolled Domestic Steel Sheet 4,248 Yuan/Ton +3.64%
S&P GSCI Agriculture 311.13 +.51%



* Economy Indicators

* ECRI Weekly Leading Economic Index 130.90 +.38%

* Citi US Economic Surprise Index +38.40 +2.3 points

* Fed Fund Futures imply 84.0% chance of no change, 16.0% chance of 25 basis point cut on 4/28


* US Dollar Index 80.76 +1.16%

* Yield Curve 270.0 -5.0 basis points

* 10-Year US Treasury Yield 3.69% -1 basis point

* Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet $2.290 Trillion +1.13%

* U.S. Sovereign Debt Credit Default Swap 29.0 -3.33%

* Western Europe Sovereign Debt Credit Default Swap Index 78.64 +19.81%


* N. America Investment Grade Credit Default Swap Index 86.03 +3.91%

* Euro Financial Sector Credit Default Swap Index 71.40 +2.39%

* Emerging Markets Credit Default Swap Index 217.72 +.33%

* M1 Money Supply $1.700 Trillion -.74%
Business Loans 636.80 -.28%

* 4-Week Moving Average of Jobless Claims 471,300 -.9%

* Continuing Claims Unemployment Rate 3.5% unch.

* Average 30-Year Mortgage Rate 4.96% +1 basis point

* Weekly Mortgage Applications 620.90 -1.93%

* ABC Consumer Confidence -43 +6 points

* Weekly Retail Sales +3.20% +10 basis points

* Nationwide Gas $2.81/gallon +.03/gallon
U.S. Heating Demand Next 7 Days 24.0% below normal

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