RTM: The Weekly Summary 5.19.14

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S&P 500

5 Second Run-Down

So much for the big sell-off? Equities are continuing to bounce back today with the S&P 500 ($SPX) up nearly 75 bps to around 2385. Industrial ($XLI) are leading the way higher, followed by Energy ($XLE), and Semis ($SOXX). Dollar weakness ($DXY) continues, with the Euro ($FXE) up 0.85 to €1.1187  vs. the Dollar, and the Pound ($FXB) up 0.73 to £1.3015. The Ten-year yield is up slightly to 2.25 percent, while the 10-2’s spread is currently at 98 bps.

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