SPDR S&P 500 (SPY): -0.2%
iShares S&P 500 (IVV): -0.2%
PowerShares QQQ (QQQ): -0.02%
iShares Russell 2000 (IWM): -0.4%
iShares Russell 1000 Growth (IWF): 0.01%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (
United States Oil Fund (USO): +1.1%
Pre-Market ETF Most Actives:
Winners and Losers
Major-market exchange traded funds are seeing pressure ahead of
the opening bell, with QQQ, SPY and IWM all sitting in the red as
investors focus on the coming earnings season after the long
holiday weekend. Separately, commodity ETFs are also seeing a
Active tech shares are mixed. Among those stocks moving this
morning: Apple (
), down 0.1%; Intel (INTC), up 0.4%; Microsoft (MSFT), up 0.5%
Google (GOOG), up 1.1%.
Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK), iShares Dow Jones US
Technology (IYW) is setting up for flat to lower action. Software
), iShares S&P GSTI Software Index Fund (
), Merrill Lynch Internet Architecture HOLDRs (IAH), Morgan Stanley
Technology (MTK) and First Trust Nasdaq 100 Technology (
) are lightly and flat in pre-market trading.
Leading health care shares are lower in pre-market action.
Pfizer (PFE) is down 0.5%. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is down
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) says data from a preclinical study
of its SynCon DNA vaccine against HIV were published in two
separate scientific journals. In vaccinated animals, the studies
demonstrated INO's HIV vaccine's ability to harness the power of
the immune system, generating unique immune system responses,
significant antigen-specific T-cell responses, and protection
the virua, the company said.
SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals (XPH), PowerShares Dynamic
Pharmaceuticals (PJP) and Pharmaceutical HOLDRs (PPH) are all
seeing mild interest ahead of the open.
Commodities and Mining -
SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is up 1.3%. Market Vectors Gold Miners
(GDX) is up 1.9%. iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is up 2.9%. ProShares
UltraShort Silver (ZSL) is down 5.8% and remains an active-volume
Power Play -
Watch Internet ETFs through the day as Baidu (BIDU) shares are
up following reports the company inked a deal with Microsoft (MSFT)
to have the U.S. tech giant's Bing search engine offer English
language search to Baidu's users. In Internet ETFs, Internet HOLDRs
(HHH) are flat along with the Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
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