Equities markets closed near their highs with the NYSE A/D line specifically closing at its best level- with 1650 net winners- SPX +10.36, NAZ +29.5 and the DJIA +106.
Strongest sectors- gaming, metals, emerging markets, semis and energy while brokers, banks, junk and utils lagged.
WINNERS- ATVI WYNN JOYG MRVL NVDA CAT PM XRX NSC FCX HAL;
LOSERS- S EXC MS MET BMY SLE MDT FLIR DISH EXPE XRAY APOL URBN;
VIX- lower by 5%+ and trading a bit under the SMA 10;
SPX - a bit extended in the short term with an RSI 2 level near 80;
Some warning signs on the horizon- the high yield market has been troubling of late with both the HYG and JNK off about 7% from their recent mid January highs - and they were barely green today - when they should have ramped-