Major indices are in the green yet again this Tuesday morning, following the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Bond yields have gone up somewhat over the past two days, to 2.35% on the Ten-Year US Treasury, though that only brings the rate back up to where it was in July. Oil has pulled back from recent highs but is still above $50. The VIX is up today. Shares of Tesla (TSLA) are down 1.8% today after announcing that there would be production bottlenecks in the production of the Model III.
Here are your Tuesday morning market metrics. Industries doing well today include automobiles, healthcare technology, and airlines. Industries showing weakness include electric utilities, multi-utilities, and energy equipment. The VIX is up 1.6% to 9.6 after closing on Monday at 9.45. The most heavily traded options this morning are the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), with 30,000 calls October-18 254 calls, 29,872 October-4 250 calls, and 29,057 October-20 254 calls on the board. The total put/call ratio as of 10:00 AM was 0.79 (390,778/310,462). The advancers/decliners ratio for NYSE stocks is 1,402/1,330, while the advancers/decliners ratio for NASDAQ stocks is 1,479/1,181.