Market Overview

Mid-Day Sector Round-Up


The major U.S. stock indices are mixed in afternoon trade on Tuesday. The Dow and S&P 500 are both solidly in positive territory, but the Nasdaq is lower in part due to a continued sell-off in shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). At last check the Dow had added roughly 88 points to 13,014 while the S&P was up just under 5 points to 1,371. The Nasdaq had lost 0.33%, led by AAPL which was trading down 2.54% to $557.20 ahead of its earnings report which is due out after the close. On a sector basis, the leaders to the upside are conglomerates and transportation stocks, with gains of 1.53% and 1.08%, respectively. Technology is lagging the broader market badly, with a loss of 0.65% and is the only major sector that is in the red on the session. Below are the daily performance metrics of the major market sectors on Tuesday.

Basic Materials +0.51%

Capital Goods +0.93%

Conglomerates +1.53%

Cons. Cyclical +0.20%

Cons. Non-Cyclical +0.36%

Energy +0.58%

Financial +0.66%

Healthcare +0.36%

Services +0.53%

Technology -0.65%

Transportation +1.08%

Utilities +0.66%

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