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Indices

• S&P 500 ETF SPY rose 0.33% to $337.95.

• Nasdaq ETF QQQ rose 0.65% to $273.93.

• Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF DIA increased 0.16% to $280.18.

• FTSE/Xinhua China 25 ETF FXI rose 1.32% to $43.60.

• FTSE Europe ETF VGK decreased 0.02% to $54.17.

Commodities

• United States Oil ETF USO decreased 0.40% to $30.23.

• Gold ETF GLD increased 1.18% to $184.71.

Bonds

• 20+ Yr Treasury Bond ETF TLT increased 0.48% to $163.97.

Industries

• Retail ETF XRT rose 0.92% to $51.99.

• Energy XLE remained unchanged at at $38.21.

• Technology XLK rose 0.01% to $113.87.

• Financial XLF fell 0.40% to $25.08.

Stocks Higher

• NVIDIA NVDA rose 4.35% to $482.70.

• Barrick Gold GOLD increased 11.04% to $29.95.

• Hycroft Mining Holding HYMC rose 10.63% to $11.55.

Stocks Lower

• Bank of America BAC fell 1.01% to $26.20.

• Occidental Petroleum OXY fell 3.77% to $14.07.

• Unity Biotechnology UBX decreased 61.27% to $4.82.

Top News

• OPKO Health shares are trading higher potentially after Jim Cramer mentioned the company on CNBC. https://www.benzinga.com/node/17120084

• Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 17, 2020 https://www.benzinga.com/node/17120218

• Deutsche Bank Maintains Hold on First Eagle Alternative, Raises Price Target to $3.25 https://www.benzinga.com/node/17120430

• Atossa Therapeutics Announces Enrollment, Dosing Completed In First Group Of Healthy Participants In Clinical Study Of AT-301 Nasal Spray Being Developed For Treatment Of Coronavirus https://www.benzinga.com/node/17120223

• Applied Therapeutics Says Co. Received Letter From FDA That Placed A Partial Clinical Hold On Action-Kids Study https://www.benzinga.com/node/17120287

Upcoming Earnings

• Arco Platform ARCE is expected to release earnings for Q2. In the same quarter last year, they reported an earnings per share of $0.24 and revenue of $33,016,000. Analysts expect the revenue to be around $37,530,000 and the earnings per share at $0.14.

• BEST BEST will release earnings today for Q2. Last year, for the same quarter, they reported an EPS of -$0.0 and revenue of $1,280,000,000. Analysts predict the revenue to be around $1,290,000,000 and the EPS to be at -$0.02.

• America's Car-Mart CRMT is expected to release earnings for Q1. In the same quarter last year, they reported an earnings per share of $2.21 and revenue of $171,878,000. Analysts expect the revenue to be around $167,670,000 and the earnings per share at $1.45.

• Fabrinet FN will release earnings today for Q4. Last year, for the same quarter, they reported an EPS of $1.0 and revenue of $405,127,000. Analysts predict the revenue to be around $386,860,000 and the EPS to be at $0.87.

Earnings Recap

• JD.com JD released earnings for Q2, higher than analyst estimates. They reported an EPS of $0.5, and revenue of 28,457,000,000.In the same quarter last year, they reported an earnings per share of $0.33 and revenue of $21,891,000,000.

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