SPDR S&P 500 (SPY): +0.1%
iShares S&P 500 (IVV): +0.2%
PowerShares QQQ (QQQQ): -0.1%
iShares Russell 2000 (IWM): +0.3%
iShares Russell 1000 Growth (IWF): +0.2%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM): +0.2%
United States Oil Fund (USO): +0.1%
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD): +0.3%
Select Financial Sector SPDRS (XLF): +0.6%
Top Pre-Market Volume Movers:
Winners and Losers
Major broad-market ETFs, including the SPY, DIA, IWM and others, are
moderately firmer. The actively traded Nasdaq-focused PowerShares QQQ
(QQQQ) is up 0.1%.
Leveraged broad-market bullish ETFs are posting respectable early
gains, outpacing the modest futures gains that reflect cautiously upbeat
sentiment in relatively thin action. Stock futures are inching up to
start a holiday-shortened week, though new Korean tensions are keeping a
lid on gains. Deal news is supportive.
The Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3X (TNA) is up 1.3%, so far
ranging between 71.41 and 71.87. Ultra QQQ (QLD) is thinly traded. Ultra
S&P 500 (SSO) is up 0.6%, ranging between 47.03 and 47.27.
The Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X (TZA) is down 1.3%, ranging
between 15.95 and 15.81. Actively traded Proshares Ultrashort S&P
500 (SDS) is down 0.7%, ranging between 24.46 and 24.18, while Proshares
UltraPro Short S&P 500 (SPXU) is down 0.7%, hovering around 20.
Select Financial Sector SPDRs (XLF) is up 0.1%. The Direxion
Financial Bull 3X fund (FAS) is up 0.7%; its bearish counterpart, FAZ,
is up 0.8%.