Today's Technical Analysis: 16 Sep 2015

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  1. Sandra S.

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    US indices declined on Monday pressured by shares in the Materials, Retailing and Energy sectors. The S&P 500 (1953.03) remains below its 20d moving average (1972.4 - negative slope) and its 50d moving average (2045.3 - negative slope).

    Asian markets mostly dropped today (Nikkei 225: +0.34%, Hang Seng: -0.49%, China's CSI300: -3.93%, South Korea's KOSPI: +0.32%). European indices are flat and US futures call for a soft opening.

    Market hours
    KKR & Co. (KKR -0.54% to $18.4) and Apollo Global Management (APO -1.16% to $18.67) are seeking to buy General Electric (GE -0.72% to $24.77)’s inventory finance arm, a unit with $11B in assets, reported Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter said.

    Solera (SLH +8.51% to $53.66) agreed to be purchased by Vista Equity for appx. $6.5B

    Qualcomm (QCOM -0.63% to $54.32) announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, has acquired Capsule Technologie, a leading global provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions. Capsule will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Life. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

    Nucor (NUE -3.3% to $40.73) printed a new 52w low.

    Stocks 50D MA cross over: Dentsply International (XRAY +1.96% to $53.62), General Motors (GM +1.89% to $30.72), KLA-Tencor (KLAC +1.89% to $52.18), Xilinx (XLNX +2.15% to $42.83).

    Stocks 50D MA cross under: First Solar (FSLR -5.31% to $46.2), Phillips 66 (PSX -2.97% to $78.21), Stericycle (SRCL -2.11% to $137.06).

    Stock/S&P500 ratios 50D MA cross under: Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR -2.55% to $59.35), Nucor (NUE -3.3% to $40.73), St Jude Medical (STJ -1.91% to $68.46), Valero Energy (VLO -3.47% to $60.73).

    After hours
    Alcoa (AA) announced Ford Motor (F) has selected the Co's Micromill material to be used on its 2016 Ford F-150 truck. Besides, the Co will commercialize its MicromillTM technology, working with the Danieli Group.

    Twitter (TWTR) CEO selection process may stretch to November, reported Re/Code.

    Expect today
    No major earnings expected

    Nasdaq 100

    Dow Jones

    S&P 500

    Foreign Exchange
    Last %1D %YTD
    EUR/USD 1.1311 -0.05 -6.51
    GBP/USD 1.5424 -0.02 -0.98
    USD/JPY 119.60 -0.56 -0.11
    EUR/CHF 1.0968 0.08 -8.71

    GBP/USD (daily)

    Last %1D %YTD
    Crude Oil (WTI) 44.32 0.73 -23.76
    Gold spot 1,105.57 -0.32 -6.69
    Silver spot 14.35 -0.66 -8.64
    Coffee (ICE) 121.10 0.75 -27.31
    Cocoa (ICE) 3,280.00 -0.18 12.71

    GBP/USD (daily)

    Crude Oil (daily)

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