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Day Traders Diary


The stock market ended Wednesday on a flat note with trading volume running well below average as some market participants got an early jump on the Thanksgiving holiday, which will keep capital markets in the U.S. closed on Thursday. The S&P 500 settled just below its flat line while the Nasdaq Composite (+0.3%) outperformed.


Investors received a boatload of economic data this morning, but there was little response in the market as stocks opened flat and inched higher to establish narrow trading ranges that held throughout the day. For instance, the S&P 500 spent the session in a seven-point range with seven sectors offsetting gains in three groups that outperformed throughout the day.


Heavily-weighted health care (+0.5%) and consumer discretionary (+0.5%) seized the lead in the early going and held their ground into the close. The health care sector received support from biotechnology, evidenced by a 1.1% spike in iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB 338.85, +3.58).

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Diamonds and Dogs


Guess who the diamond of the day is? Guess jeans (GES). Guess is trading up 8% this morning after beating earnings estimates last night. The earnings were not spectacular, but the CEO was pleased with third quarter results better than his expectations.... Read More


Terrorist threats have put security software front and center. Palo Alto Networks (PANW) is the diamond to up 6% following better than expected earnings and guidance. The Santa Clara firm known for their next-generation firewalls, threat intelligence cloud and advanced endpoint protection topped estimates by 3 cents while revenue... Read More

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