The U.S. stock indexes closed with gains for the day, but down for the week on Friday. This concluded a five-week winning streak. The S&P 500 gained 0.72% to 4682.85, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.50% to 36100.31 and the Nasdaq increased 1.00% to 15860.96. Stocks were impacted by the recent report showing that October saw the highest rate of inflation in three decades.
The job openings report showed that the U.S. economy has had 10.4 million open jobs since June 2021.
The Job quits rate was reported at a record 4.2 million in September, up from 4.1 million previously showing that hiring challenges for employers are not going away.
UMich consumer sentiment index (preliminary) showed a drop from 71.7 to 66.8 in November.
Five-year inflation expectations (preliminary) for November reported that it expects prices to rise 2.9% over the next five years.
The SP 500 is up by 0.72% to close at 4682.85. The index is down 0.31% over five days, up 4.73% over one month, up 4.81% over three months and up 30.62% over one year.
The trailing P/E is 28.70 compared to 40.37 one year ago and estimated future P/E 22.41. Dividend yield is currently 1.28 compared with 1.70 one year ago.
Leading stocks were ETSY up 7.42%, CZR up 4.03%, FB up 4.01%, NFLX up 3.81% and MU up 3.69%.
Trailing stocks were HPE down 8.16%, AAL down 4.88%, UAL down 2.94%, OGN down 2.94% and CCL down 2.87%.
The Dow Jones industrial Average is up by 0.50% to close at 36100.31. The DOW is down 0.63% over five days, up 2.28% over one month, up 1.65% over three months and up 22.46% over one year. 2222
The trailing P/E is 22.52 compared with 29.48 year ago and an estimated future P/E of 18.67. The current dividend yield is 1.91% compared with 2.07 one year ago.
Leading stocks were MMM up 1.91%, AAPL up 1.43%, HD up 1.36%, MSFT up 1.29% and NKE up 1.27%.
Trailing stocks were DOS down 1.53%, IBM down 1.09%, WMT down 0.50%, JPM down 0.45%, and INTL down 0.44%.
The NASDAQ composite is up 1.00% and closed at 15860.96. NASDAQ is down 0.69% over five days, up 6.47% over one month, up 7.00% over 3 months and up 34.08% over one year.
Leading stocks were MRAM up 63.22%, CYTO up 53.29%, WNW up 37.50%, BTB up 32.50% and TLMD up 32.39%.
Trailing stocks were ONCR down 45.59%, AFIB down 45.35%, CPRX down 41.84%, HEPS down 36.70%, and ADTX down 23.20%.
The MidCap SP400 is up by 0.31% to close at 2902.19. The SP400 is down 0.10% for the past 5 days, up 5.60% for the past month, up 6.25% for the past 3 months and up 37.33over the past year.
Leading stocks were QDEL up 7.18%, ADNT up 6.30% and GO up 4.95%.
Trailing stocks were FCFS down 8.71%, SYNH down 6.71% and ENR down 3.93%
The SmallCap SP600 is down by 0.10% to close at 1455.51. The SP600 is down 0.70% for the past 5 days, up 6.72% for the past month, up 7.82% for the past 3 months and up 46.39% over the past year.
Leading stocks were VIVO up 7.19%, LQDT up 6.50% and SLVM up 6.17%.
Trailing stocks were CELH down 14.70%, CIR down 8.48% and NBR down 7.41%.
The CBOE VIX is down 7.76% and closed at 16.29. The VIX is down 1.15% over five days, down 0.06% over one month, up 5.44% over three months and down 29.48% over one year.
On the New York stock exchange 1818 stocks advanced and 1539 declined, while on Nasdaq 2542 advanced and 2099 declined.
There were 143 new 52 week highs and 41 new 52 week lows on NYSE with 179 new highs and 106 new lows on NASDAQ.
The 2 year Treasury note yield is 0.524% and 10 year is 1.566%. The 10 year yield is down 11.3% over five days, down 0.9% over one month, up 28.0% three months ago, and up 67.1% one year ago.
SP500 Sector Performance % change
Communication Services +1.68
Information Technology +1.19
Consumer Discretionary +0.45
Health Care +0.43
Real Estate +0.06
Consumer Staples +0.02
Communication Services is down 0.48% over five days, up 2.36% over one month, up 0.11% over three months and up 30.28% over one year.
Energy has been down 1.67% over five days, up 0.04% over one month, up at 17.10% over three months and up 70.73% over one year.