Stock Market Trends 2022

Stock Market Overview

S&P500 Top Gainers Today

S&P500 Top Losers Today

S&P500 Top Volume

New 52 Week High

Highest Dividend Yielding Stocks (Large Cap)

S&P500 Relative Sector Performance

Country ETFs - Largest YTD Increase

Country ETFs - Largest YTD Decrease

Most Traded Commodities

Least Traded Commodities

Earnings Calls This Week

Social Momentum

Most Mentioned on WSB This Week

Current Sentiment Scores for Most Mentioned Stocks

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Stock Market Astrology: Your Cosmic Look Ahead

- Vedic Astrology Musings by G.N.Yogi

With Saturn in its own house of Capricorn and Aquarius for the next two years, the price of metal and oil will likely stay high. This will be a good time to look at nickel, cobalt, and lithium, as well as palladium and copper. Oil futures might do well while Saturn is in Aquarius between April 29, 2022, and July 11, 2022. Saturn's current interaction with Uranus warn of tension between countries in the aerospace sector.

Jupiter, which influences gold and silver, moves into Pisces on April 13, 2022. As a result, gold prices are expected to go up after that. Jupiter’s position also warns of water-related natural disasters, especially in South Asia. 

Longer-term charts look favorable for pharma stocks this year, and significant medical breakthroughs can be expected. However, the position of the planets doesn’t look as favorable for cryptocurrency. 

These opinions are provided for entertainment and educational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as personal financial advice.

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Looking Ahead (5/16-5/20)

Major US Economic Reports Calendar

5/16 NY Empire State Manufacturing (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/17 Retail Sales (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/17 Industrial Production (9:15 a.m. ET)

5/17 Fed Chair Jerome Powell Speech (2:00 p.m. ET)

5/18 Housing Starts and Building Permits (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/18 EIA Crude Oil Inventories (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/19 Initial and Continuing Claims (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/19 Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing (8:30 a.m. ET)

5/19 Existing Home Sales (10:00 a.m. ET)

Tickers of Interest for Week of 5/16/2022

Major Indexes - SPY/QQQ/IWM - After Thursday's capitulation, the markets rose on Friday. If the buying dip continues this week, it could be time to take advantage of that with these ETFs. 

Commodities - DBC - Commodities have been one of the few winners in 2022. But with elevated commodity prices, consumers are now left with an ugly dose of inflation on everyday items like food and energy. DBC might be on the cusp of another breakout.

Microstrategy Incorporated (MSTR) - Microstrategy is a tech company selling its enterprise software solutions and analytics platform. Its CEO Michael Saylor is a bitcoin whale and has been investing significant amounts of the company's reserves in Bitcoin. Given the carnage in crypto the stock has fallen 90% from all time highs. On Friday the stock rose 20% and this may have marked a short term bottom.

Notable Earnings for Week of 5/16/2022

It’s a slow earnings week, with only 227 companies reporting. The big ones reporting this week include, WMT, HD, COST, TGT, CSCO, AMAT, PANW, DE, and FL.

Previous Week in Review

Every major US index fell and recorded their sixth straight week of losses. A total of seven Fed governor speeches occurred this week, indicating a roller coaster of a week.

Indices:  Dow Jones -2.14% at 32,197 | S&P 500 -2.41% at 4024 | Russell 2000 -2.55% at 1,793 | Nasdaq 100 -2.80% at 11,805 

Sectors: Consumer Discretionary -3.41%, Real Estate -3.87%, Information Technology -3.50%, Communication Services -0.16%, Financials -3.58%, Utilities -1.33%, Consumer Staples +0.3%, Industrials -2.61%, Health Care -0.94%, Energy -2.91%, Materials -2.49%

Commodities: Crude Oil Brent closed around -1% at $111.5 and WTI +1% at $110.49. Natural gas was lower for the week closing at $7.66 down -5%. Gold dropped -4% staying below $1,900 to close at $1,811 per ounce.

Currencies: The US Dollar Index closed at $104.56. EUR/USD closed at $1.04 which has been a support over the last 7 years. A break here could open the next level of support at $0.96.

Crypto: Bitcoin closed -15% at $29,750 hitting a low around $25,000 during the week. The correction went much deeper than July 2021’s low, so let’s see if the $30,000 level offers any support this week. Ether closed -20% at $2,011. The target at $1,800 was achieved with the low around $1,700 held. Ether is now trading above $2,000.

Interest Rates: The US 2-year Treasury yield closed at 2.57%. The US 5-year Treasury yield closed at 2.849%. The US 10-year Treasury yield closed at 2.909%. The US 30-year Treasury yield closed at 3.068%.

Technology shares have been pounded for the last six months since the high back in November 2021. This week we saw some significant lows. Apple has been the last to break, after making a low on Thursday at $138.80 it closed at $147.11 on Friday. If this week's market made an interim low, the major indexes have a long way to go to make new highs. Nasdaq composite needs to rise by 45% to make a new high. 

Stocks With Unusually High Volume

Identifying stocks with abnormally high trading volume can help identify changes in trends in a stock's outlook in the intermediate to long term time horizon.

Large volume swings are usually caused by big institutions buying and selling stocks of a company. If a large increase in volume occurs alongside an increase in price, the price is likely to continue trending upwards. Similarly, a large trading volume that occurs alongside a drop in price may indicate that the stock price will continue dropping because institutions are trying to get rid of the stock.  

Biggest After Hours Movers

Stocks to pay attention to for the next trading day. 

Biggest After Hours Gainers

Stocks with the largest increase between closing price and after hours trading price. 

Biggest After Hours Losers

Stocks with the largest decrease between closing price and after hours trading price.