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Big Market mover of the day: KOSPI +1.70%
Asia: SHCOMP -0.77%, Hang Seng +0.97%, ASX 200 -0.41%, KOSPI +1.70%
Europe: DAX +0.10%, FTSE +0.17%, CAC +0.21% EUROSTOXX +0.08%
US: DJIA +0.04%, S&P 500 +0.11%, NASDAQ +0.19%, RUSSELL 2000 +0.48% VIX, +2.59%
Energy: OIL +0.44%, BRENT -0.19%, NAT GAS +0.54%
S&P 500 reaches all-time highs. The big mover on the day was the KOSPI index up 1.70%. European indexes closing slightly positive on the day. US markets slightly positive as well with the Russell 2000 up the most. Energy saw Oil slightly positive today by 48 basis points. Natural Gas was positive today by just over 1/2 of a percent.
Alphabet another big mover on the day as shares of GOOG and GOOGL down more than 6% after the Q1 earnings report. The US corporate earnings of interest tomorrow include General Electric (GE), General Motors (GM), McDonald’s (MCD), Shopify (SHOP), and Simon Property Group (SPG) all before the market opens. Apple (AAPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and Twilio are of interest and report after the close. The Economic calendar is highlighted by the German unemployment claims at 07:55 GMT, Euro-Zone GDP data due at 09:00 GMT, German CPI at 12:00 GMT, and US Consumer Confidence Index at 14:00 GMT.