Nasdaq stocks continue to outperform in early trading

Author: Greg Michalowski | Category: News

Nasdaq up 0.46% after the 1.5% gain yesterday

The major US stock indices are higher and being led by the tech heavy Nasdaq stocks.

  • The S&P is up 9.7 points or +0.36% at 2705 143
  • The Nasdaq is up 39.10 points or 0.56% after starting the year with a 1.5% gain yesterday
  • The Dow is up 0.22%
Some overachieving winners include:
  • Apple up 1.11%
  • Alphabet of 0.8%
  • Facebook up 0.56%
  • Amazon of 0.66%
  • Nvidia up 4.04%
  • AMD up 6%
  • Micron 1.65%
  • Celgene of 1.59%
On the downside, Intel is under pressure after reports of a chip flaw (that is helping the other chip makers like AMD).  It is down -2.69% on the day.  

Other underachievers today include:
  • Caterpillar -0.46%
  • Deutsche Bank -1.42% 
  • J.P. Morgan -0.07%
  • Citigroup -0.11%
  • Twitter -0.43%