Someone snuck in a five-part question today (and I gave a five-part answer) – see below. Beyond that, a weird day in the markets.
Dow: -42 points (-0.14%) S&P: -0.20% Nasdaq: -0.25% 10-Year Treasury Yield: 3.75% (+13 basis points) Top-performing sector: Energy (+2.06%) – third day in a row top sector Bottom-performing sector: Utilities (-2.25%) WTI Crude Oil: $87.97/barrel (+1.69%) Key Economic Point of the Day:
ISM Non-Manufacturing (Services) came in at 56.7, still well into expansion and above the expectation but less than month’s levels. Services are expanding while Goods are slowing.
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