LONDON, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, December 27, 2013, the U.S. equity market finished on a negative note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,841.40, down 0.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,478.41, down 0.01%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,156.59, down 0.25%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged 0.08% lower to close the session at 293.91; and the S&P 500 Capital Markets Industry Index edged 0.03% lower to close at 141.14. The S&P 500 Capital Markets Industry Index has gained 3.32% in the previous one month and 15.17% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.97% and 9.51% during the respective periods. Additionally, the S&P 500 Diversified Financial Services Industry Index edged 0.07% lower to close at 65.15. The major movers in the financial sector included Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), The Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE: SCHW), E*TRADE Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC), and CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on MS, SCHW, ETFC, and CME. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
Shares in Morgan Stanley edged 0.13% lower on Friday, closing the day at $31.06, after oscillating between $30.95 and $31.22 during the trading session. A total of 4.12 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 11.99 million. Despite Friday's decline, the company's shares have surged 14.70% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.51% during the same period. Further, Morgan Stanley's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $31.85 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.23 and $26.50, respectively. A free technical analysis on MS available by signing up at:
The Charles Schwab Corp.'s stock declined 0.31% on Friday, ending the day at $25.66, after vacillating between $25.62 and $25.87 during the trading session. A total of 1.82 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.65 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 4.82% in the previous one month and 21.09% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.97% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, The Charles Schwab Corp.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $25.90 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.31 and $21.12, respectively. Register today and access free research on SCHW at:
E*TRADE Financial Corp.'s stock hit a new 52-week high of $19.58 on Friday, before closing the day 0.05% lower at $19.45, after fluctuating between $19.40 and $19.58 during the trading session. A total of 1.89 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.98 million. The company's shares have gained 16.05% in the previous three months and 8.54% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.51% and 1.97% during the respective periods. Moreover, E*TRADE Financial Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $17.94 and $14.32, respectively. The free report on ETFC can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Friday, CME Group Inc.'s stock finished the day at $78.91, down 1.21% from the previous day's closing price of $79.88. The company's shares vacillated between $78.83 and $80.21 during the trading session. A total of 1.44 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.61 million. The company's shares have gained 8.86% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.51% during the same period. However, CME Group Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $76.90 and $69.71, respectively. A free report on CME can be accessed by registering at:
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