NY Federal Reserve Open Market Action – At 8:30 a.m. EDT, the NY Federal Reserve will conduct open market operations and inject up to $75 billion.
IPOs on deck: Envista (NVST) and IGM Biosciences (IGMS) to begin trading today.
IPOs Filed: None filed after the close.
Secondaries on deck: INVH ACAD TBIO ROAD of note.
Notes Priced: None of note.
Common Stock filings: TBIO PTCT ACAD INVH of note.
Mixed Shelf Offerings filed:None of note.
Convertible Offering Files: PTCT of note.
Senior Notes Filed: None of note.
Earnings After The Close:
ADBE +0.08 of note.
CHWY (0.11), FDX (0.11) of note
News After The Close: (In time order after the close)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) names Dr. Aradhana Sarin new CFO.
Dexcom (DXCM) names Quentin Blackford as COO in addition to being CFO.
CDW (CDW) to join the S&P 500 next Monday.
Stock Repurchase: ATRO STBA.
Dividend Increase: JPM TTEC.
Dividend Decrease: ANH.
Early Morning Gap Up/Down: (>4% or <-4%)
Gap Higher: ZYNE +10%, CDW +6%
Gap Lower: FDX -12%, TBIO -10%, IOTS -8%, PTCT -8%, CHWY -4%, ACAD -4%, CBAY -4%
What’s Happening This Morning: Futures value reflects the change with fair value. We will still indicate the fair value direction.
S&P 500 -5 Dow Jones Industrial Average -37 NASDAQ -17 Russell 2000 +1. Fair values are mixed. Asia mixed. Europe modestly higher.
Gold, silver and copper lower. WTI Crude Oil and Brent Oil Futures lower. Natural Gas is higher. $ is higher vs Euro, higher vs Pound and lower vs Yen. US 10 year Treasury price is at $129.52 from $129.25 with yields at 1.773% from 1.81%. Prices as of 8:45 a.m. EDT.
Positive Sectors On Tuesday: Utilities, Conglomerates, Consumer Goods and Services.
Negative Sectors On Tuesday: Materials and Energy.
One Month Winners: Industrials, Consumer Goods, Services and Financials.
Three Month Winners: Conglomerates, Consumer Goods, Technology, Services and Utilities.
Six Month Winners: Consumer Goods, Industrials, Conglomerates and Services.
Twelve Month Winners: Utilities, Technology, Consumer Goods and Conglomerates.
Year to Date: Conglomerates, Technology, Services, Consumer Goods and Industrials.
Hourly Action This Week:
Updated through Monday close.
Upcoming Earnings Of Note (sorted by market cap, highest to lowest)
Today After The Close: SCHL SCS of note.
Thursday Before The Open: CMD UXIN of note.
Earnings This Morning Of Note
GIS +0.02 of note.
None of note.
Rags & Mags: Highlighted Stories may be clicked through to the original story.
Wall Street Journal Main Headline: Fed Steps In to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs
Top Story of the Day: NY Federal Reserve injected $53 billion in liquidity and will dump another $75 billion in this morning. (WSJ)
Five Things You Need To Know To Start Your Day. (Bloomberg)
Stocks on the move. (CNBC)
Southwest (LUV) gives positive update of 3-5% growth.
Stock indexes are in good shape but several broke under their 5 day moving average on Monday and S&P 400 broke it yesterday.
Bold means a change from prior day.
The advance/decline line moved to a buy on the close of 8/29. Updated through 9/16/19 close. Year to date model up 10.22% on the S&P 500. 4 buy signals and 3 cash signals in 2019. Cash has worked in August as we missed the volatility and now we are back to a buy.
YTD 67% (+6% week over week) of stocks are higher and 33% are lower. Updated 9/13/19 close with next update on 9/20/19 close.
Algo/HFT Trading Levels:
The Erlanger Value Lines track the intraday range of resistance, pivot and support used by Algo/HFT Traders. Each day we show where we closed within the range. Update through Tuesday’s close.
The Value Lines may be accessed via Bloomberg. For a free trial if you ar a Bloomberg user go to APPS CS:ERLA
Economic & Related:
API Petroleum Institute data came in with a build of 600,000 barrels.
Weekly MBA Mortgage Application fell -0.1% after rising 2% last week.
August Housing Starts are due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and are expected to come in at 1,255,000 from 1,191,00.
Weekly Crude Oil Inventories are due out at 10:30 a.m. EDT.
President Trump will be in Los Angeles and San Diego today for events. He returns to Washington D.C. later tonight after a full day in California.
The latest FOMC announcement is due at 2:00 p.m. EDT and is expected to see a rate increase of 25 basis points. This will be followed by a press conference at 2:30 p.m. EDT with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Conferences & Analyst Meetings:
Company Analyst Meetings and Conference Calls: CRM PPC ANIK (investor day) (conference call)
Sellside Conferences: Goldman Sachs Communicopia Conference. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference. D.A. Davidson Annual Diversified Industrials and Services Conference.
Industry Conferences: Denver Gold Forum. Grocery Shop 2019. SEMICON Taiwan.
Amazon (AMZN) to buy IGBD and integrate with Twitch.
Summit Financial (SMMF) to buy Cornerstone for $28.5 million.
Upgrades & Downgrades: