Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Here is a daily recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat map as investors playing China trade waiting game. Stocks in heat map are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each picture to zoom in. Below is a summary of today’s action on Wall Street provided by CNBC:

Dow futures rise 100 points on US-China trade optimism

U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday amid increasing hope China and the U.S. will strike a trade deal to end the ongoing tariff war. At around 8:05 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 106 points, indicating a gain of 104.67 points at the open.

The S&P 500 (SPY) added +0.07% today. Sector advancers led decliners 7 to 4 as shown below in the sector graph. Consumer discretionary (XLY), consumer staples (XLP), energy (XLE), financials (XLF), industrials (XLI), materials (XLB) and real estate (XLRE) each rose by less than 1%. Communication services (XLC) led decliners down with a -1.03% decline. Healthcare (XLV), technology (XLK) and utilities (XLU) each suffered losses of less than 1%.

The Dow Jones index subtracted 53 points (-0.21%) to close at 25,053. The Nasdaq advanced 9 points (+0.13%) to settle at 7,307.

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Stocks were mixed Monday as investors are playing the US China trade war waiting game. White House officials have informally discussed holding a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-lago resort in Florida.

Key Takeaway…

I took the following CNBC screenshot this morning regarding what’s moving markets this week:

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Notable S&P 500 Movers…

Below I’ve highlighted some notable S&P movers (both winners & losers).

Credit: Sector Graph provided by Sector SPDR app. Sector breakdown provided by Charles Schwab. Sector heat map provided by finviz. Information Credit: News Headlines and quotes were taken from CNBC in the writing of this post.

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2/11/19

S&P 500 Sector Graph

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

S&P 500 (SPY)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Communication Services (XLC)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Energy (XLE)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Financials (XLF)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Real Estate (XLRE)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Healthcare (XLV)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Industrials (XLI)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Materials (XLB)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Technology (XLK)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

Utilities (XLU)

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

Investors Playing China Trade Waiting Game

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