Monthly Archives: February 2010

Market Internals for Feb.


The Dow increased 1.17% closing at 10185.53, the Nasdaq was up 1.11% to finish at 2171.20 and the S&P was up 1.43% to finish at 1089.19. Actively Traded Leading Sector ETF Plays: Steel- SLX +6%, SPDRS metals/mining- XME +5.9%, Nat gas- UNG +5.3%, Gold miners- GDX +5.5%, iShares Brazil- EWZ +4.5%, Basic materials- IYM +4.6%, XLB +4.0%, Semis- IGW +3.4%, Oil HLDRS- OIH +3.8%, Energy- XLE +3.3%, IYE +3.0%, Silver- SLV +2.9%, Crude/WTI oil- USO +3.0%, OIL +2.9% Actively Traded Lagging Sector ETF Plays: Livestock commods- COW -1.9%, US bonds- TLT -1.3%, AGG -0.5%, BND -0.4%, Regional banks- KRE -0.3%. Today’s movement came from lower than avg. volume on the NYSE and higher than avg. volume on the Nasdaq (NYSE 1037. closing avg of 1218; Nasdaq 2196, 2084), with advancers outpacing decliners (NYSE 2412/642 Nasdaq 1709/972) and new highs outpacing new lows (NYSE 49/7, Nasdaq 35/17).