In After Hours Trading
IPOs due this week ADMA Biologics, BioAmber, Ellington Residential Mortgage, ING US, Insys Therapeutics and QIWI PLC. Secondary offerings none of note GWPH LOV TSRE. Courtesy of www.ipofinancialreport.com.
What’s Happening This Morning
US futures: (S&P +5.50, Dow Jones +49, NDX +12 with fair value a bit higher) Asia moistly closed and Europe higher. Copper and gold higher with WTI Crude higher and Brent Oil Futures lower. $ is lower vs Euro, lower vs. Pound and lower vs. Yen. US 10 year Treasury Yield +0.0085. Prices as of 7:55 a.m. EST.
Earnings due after the close among others ESRX SU GGP NEM HTZ SBAC PCL MAS ACGL JEC QGEN HLF CYH PPS RVBD BWLD TXRH among others. Due tomorrow morning of note PFE BP UBS EPD NEE BEN TRI ECL HCP VLO CMI SIRI AET PEG ZTS MHP among others.
Rags & Mags: Inside Wall Street
We are big fans of www.247wallst.com summary of the newspapers each day. Going forward we will link to their website so you can read their summary, Media Digest
Reported Earnings This Morning
AWI (-.17) CNA (+.15) ETN (+.05) L (-.28) ROP (+.05) SOHU (+.07)
Yesterday saw 1210 stocks rise and 1767 fall on the NYSE. NASDAQ saw 933 risee and 1503 fall. The S&P 500 is above its 50 day moving average and above the 200 day moving average. The Russell 2000 moves back above its 50 day moving average. The 10 day spread moving average of breadth is now positive. We moved to cash on the Madison Market Timing Indicator on February 22nd which can be found on www.superstockinvestor.com.
Releases of note this week include weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and jobless claims along with personal income, Chicago PMI, consumer confidence, construction spending, ISM manufacturing, nonfarm payrolls, unemployment rate and factory orders.
March Personal Income is released at 8:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to be 0.4% against 1.1% in February
President Obama expected to announce several cabinet picks.
Conference & Analyst Meetings
Analyst meetings none of note. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Africa Conference 2013.
Conference of Note
10th Annual Stem Cell Summit.
M & A News
Bayer AG to buy CPTS for $31 a share and the stocks closed at $25.90.
Key Upgrades and Downgrades
|Banc of America|
|Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey|