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Nov 8, 2013

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH November 8, 2013: Ben Davies: Equities -- A rarified 'app-mosphere'.

Ben Davies: Equities -- A rarified 'app-mosphere'

5:21p CT Friday, November 8, 2013

The seeming insanity of today's "markets," in the view of Hinde Capital CEO Ben Davies, was capped this week by the rocket ride of Twitter's initial public offering. But when insanity is reality, Davies writes, "Although we promote feverishly the tenets of sound money, when it comes to markets our aim is to just make some at a rate faster than the central bankers debase it." Davies' commentary is headlined "Equities -- A Rarified 'APP'mosphere" and it's posted at the Hinde Capital Internet site here:
http://www.hindecapital.com/blog/equities-a-rarefied-appmosphere/

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

The Wall Street Journal | Most Actives Closing November 8, 2013.

Most Actives Closing
Most Active Stocks by Volume
4:47 pm ET 11/08/2013
NYSE
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Bank of America (BAC) 156,674,032 $14.32 0.52 3.77
Ford Motor (F) 38,558,307 16.85 0.30 1.81
General Electric (GE) 37,136,514 27.05 0.45 1.69
Regions Financial (RF) 36,978,585 9.78 0.52 5.62
Citigroup (C) 34,862,526 49.94 1.59 3.29
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) 30,811,163 53.96 2.31 4.47
AT&T (T) 29,464,129 35.17 0.06 0.17
Twitter (TWTR) 27,714,613 41.65 -3.25 -7.24
Nokia ADS (NOK) 26,333,023 7.65 0.11 1.46
Pfizer (PFE) 24,665,246 31.32 0.41 1.33
Annaly Capital Management (NLY) 23,573,544 10.66 -0.38 -3.44
Alcoa (AA) 23,444,598 9.06 0.11 1.23
Wells Fargo (WFC) 22,882,999 42.71 1.00 2.40
Exelon (EXC) 22,165,713 28.34 -0.22 -0.77
Vale ADS (VALE) 21,705,428 15.98 -0.20 -1.24
Barrick Gold (ABX) 20,699,376 18.22 0.04 0.22
Suntech Power Holdings ADS (STP) 20,602,298 0.53 -0.35 -39.25
D.R. Horton (DHI) 20,451,781 18.14 -0.41 -2.21
J.C. Penney (JCP) 20,291,538 8.23 0.10 1.23
Sprint (S) 19,874,008 7.07 0.08 1.14
Cemex ADS (CX) 19,872,350 10.35 0.27 2.68
Eli Lilly (LLY) 18,902,241 50.63 0.62 1.24
Office Depot (ODP) 18,231,616 5.04 0.19 3.92
PulteGroup (PHM) 18,174,481 16.85 -0.66 -3.77
Rite Aid (RAD) 18,144,095 5.25 0.12 2.34
 
Nasdaq
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Facebook Cl A (FB) 70,096,729 $47.53 -0.03 -0.06
Groupon (GRPN) 45,978,098 10.11 0.61 6.43
Santarus (SNTS) 39,250,454 31.95 8.73 37.60
Microsoft (MSFT) 36,136,028 37.78 0.28 0.75
Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) 34,302,070 3.65 0.05 1.53
Micron Technology (MU) 32,815,605 18.11 0.39 2.18
Intel (INTC) 31,037,152 24.09 0.03 0.13
PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) 30,656,554 82.54 1.10 1.35
Cisco Systems (CSCO) 30,250,850 23.51 0.40 1.73
Tesla Motors (TSLA) 22,343,045 137.95 -1.82 -1.30
Riverbed Technology (RVBD) 21,563,928 17.54 2.43 16.08
Windstream Holdings (WIN) 19,892,407 8.02 -0.15 -1.78
Geron (GERN) 19,586,557 4.61 -0.60 -11.61
NVIDIA (NVDA) 18,206,851 15.56 1.01 6.98
Zynga (ZNGA) 17,200,465 3.46 0.00 0.00
Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) 16,241,523 4.79 0.71 17.40
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) 15,191,116 20.01 0.93 4.87
Yahoo! (YHOO) 14,970,109 33.12 1.01 3.15
BlackBerry (BBRY) 14,699,239 6.56 0.05 0.85
Qualcomm (QCOM) 14,438,810 67.45 0.36 0.54
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) 13,811,043 9.02 0.31 3.56
Wendy's Co (WEN) 13,773,472 8.34 0.29 3.60
Mondelez International Cl A (MDLZ) 13,326,705 32.68 0.59 1.84
21st Century Fox Cl A (FOXA) 13,125,340 33.84 1.04 3.17
Gilead Sciences (GILD) 12,301,795 67.37 1.74 2.65
 
NYSE Arca
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) 124,971,912 $177.29 2.36 1.35
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) 76,493,343 41.16 -0.09 -0.22
Select Sector SPDR-Financial (XLF) 61,335,535 20.86 0.47 2.33
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) 51,591,949 12.70 0.43 3.54
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) 47,204,788 40.57 -0.14 -0.34
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) 41,618,397 109.23 1.95 1.82
Market Vectors ETF Trust Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) 36,497,193 24.28 0.14 0.58
iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) 24,040,639 47.02 -0.30 -0.63
Select Sector SPDR-Utilities (XLU) 19,935,138 38.95 -0.07 -0.18
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) 19,762,093 11.71 0.08 0.73
iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI) 19,678,012 36.84 0.21 0.56
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares (TZA) 18,563,153 20.63 -1.22 -5.58
iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (IYR) 17,392,339 63.99 -0.87 -1.34
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) 15,779,017 65.22 0.38 0.59
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) 15,623,161 103.41 -2.55 -2.41
Select Sector SPDR-Consumer Staples (XLP) 14,419,540 42.67 0.21 0.49
iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH) 14,250,240 20.03 0.10 0.50
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) 14,104,778 22.28 -2.07 -8.50
ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (SDS) 13,617,279 32.68 -0.88 -2.62
Select Sector SPDR-Energy (XLE) 13,167,465 86.55 1.27 1.49
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) 13,086,363 40.43 -0.10 -0.25
iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT) 10,531,688 14.09 0.01 0.04
VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (XIV) 10,303,086 30.66 1.22 4.14
SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) 9,781,654 39.87 0.12 0.30
Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares (TNA) 9,647,540 66.68 3.68 5.84
 
Composite
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Bank of America (BAC) 156,674,032 $14.32 0.52 3.77
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) 124,971,912 177.29 2.36 1.35
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) 76,493,343 41.16 -0.09 -0.22
Facebook Cl A (FB) 70,096,729 47.53 -0.03 -0.06
Select Sector SPDR-Financial (XLF) 61,335,535 20.86 0.47 2.33
Barclays Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) 51,591,949 12.70 0.43 3.54
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) 47,204,788 40.57 -0.14 -0.34
Groupon (GRPN) 45,978,098 10.11 0.61 6.43
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) 41,618,397 109.23 1.95 1.82
Santarus (SNTS) 39,250,454 31.95 8.73 37.60
Ford Motor (F) 38,558,307 16.85 0.30 1.81
General Electric (GE) 37,136,514 27.05 0.45 1.69
Regions Financial (RF) 36,978,585 9.78 0.52 5.62
Market Vectors ETF Trust Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) 36,497,193 24.28 0.14 0.58
Microsoft (MSFT) 36,136,028 37.78 0.28 0.75
Citigroup (C) 34,862,526 49.94 1.59 3.29
Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) 34,302,070 3.65 0.05 1.53
Micron Technology (MU) 32,815,605 18.11 0.39 2.18
Intel (INTC) 31,037,152 24.09 0.03 0.13
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) 30,811,163 53.96 2.31 4.47
PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) 30,656,554 82.54 1.10 1.35
Cisco Systems (CSCO) 30,250,850 23.51 0.40 1.73
AT&T (T) 29,464,129 35.17 0.06 0.17
Twitter (TWTR) 27,714,613 41.65 -3.25 -7.24
Nokia ADS (NOK) 26,333,023 7.65 0.11 1.46
 
 
Footnotes
Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group