Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Here is a daily recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat map as stocks finish higher following tariff delay. 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 more than 100 points as Trump delays tariff increase

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher start to the trading day Monday after President Donald Trump announced a delay in trade tariffs on Chinese goods. At 4:00 a.m. ET, Dow futures were up 107 points, pointing to a higher open of more than 80 points.

The S&P 500 (SPY) inched up +0.12% today. Sector advancers led decliners 7 to 4 as shown below in the sector graph. Communication services (XLC), energy (XLE), financials (XLF), healthcare (XLV), industrials (XLI), materials (XLB) and technology (XLK) each had small gains of less than 1%. Consumer discretionary (XLY), consumer staples (XLP), real estate (XLRE) and utilities (XLU) each had minor losses of less than 1%.

The Dow Jones index added +60 points (+0.23%) to close at 26,091. The Nasdaq advanced +26 points (+0.36%) to settle at 7,554.

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks finished in the green on Monday as President Trump indicated he would delay additional tariffs on Chinese goods after he announced “substantial progress” in US China trade talks.

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Key Takeaways…

I took the following CNBC screenshots this morning regarding off the table, sector leaders, sector laggards and big IPO’s waiting in the wings:

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Notable S&P 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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2/25/19

S&P 500 Sector Graph

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

S&P 500 (SPY)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Communication Services (XLC)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Energy (XLE)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Financials (XLF)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Real Estate (XLRE)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Healthcare (XLV)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Industrials (XLI)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Materials (XLB)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Technology (XLK)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

Utilities (XLU)

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

Stocks Finish Higher Following Tariff Delay

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