Dow declines 32.66 points ( -0.16 %) to settle at 19,941.96.

The US Large Cap S&P 500 index declines 5.58 points ( -0.25 %) and is now at 2,265.18.

The tech heavy Nasdaq declines 12.51 points ( -0.23 %) closing at 5,471.43.

Oil settles at $52.51 ( +0.04 % from last trading day.)

Gold is now at $1,132.40 ( -0.07 % from previous.)

The 10 year bond yield is at 2.55%. The interest rate of the yield has decreased ( -0.02 %), meaning that the value of the bond has increased. Decreasing bond yield means that the value of the bond increases and benefits bond holders but can discourage people from putting money in bonds.

The percentage of advancing stocks in the InvestDashboard.com stock universe is at 33.90 % while the percent of declining stocks is at 59.08 %. Volume is -23.01 % % from the average. Lower volume means there is lower conviction in this (down) move.

The percent of stocks above the 50 Day Moving Average is 69.07 % while the percent of stocks above the 200 Day Moving Average is 63.38 %. The percent of stocks above the 200 Day Moving Average says that stocks are generally in an uptrend and not yet overbought.

There are 02.24 % of stocks hitting a new 52 week high with 00.39 % of stocks hitting a new 52 week low.

The S&P 500 return over the last 52 weeks is 10.96 %.

The median forward PE is at 18.25, the average 5 year estimated growth is at 12.84 % and average yield is 01.62 %.

The average PEGY ratio (PEGY = (PE Ratio / (Growth+Yield))) is 2.54. The PEGY Ratio of 2.54 is greater than 2 and the market is very expensive!

The average short percent of float is at 06.51 %.

The most traded stocks based on dollar value traded are:

  1. Apple Inc. (AAPL) at 117.06 (0.11; 00.09 %)
  2. Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) at 770.60 (-0.62;-00.08 %)
  3. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) at 105.83 (0.66; 00.63 %)
  4. Bank of America Corporation (BAC) at 22.63 (-0.08;-00.35 %)
  5. Facebook, Inc. (FB) at 119.04 (-0.05;-00.04 %)

The winners with above average volume are:

  1. Lpath, Inc. (LPTN) at 3.75 (1.52; 68.16 %)
  2. Internap Corporation (INAP) at 1.62 (0.49; 43.36 %)
  3. Heat Biologics, Inc. (HTBX) at 1.01 (0.24; 31.17 %)
  4. Inuvo, Inc. (INUV) at 1.99 (0.37; 22.84 %)
  5. Manitex International, Inc. (MNTX) at 6.75 (1.22; 22.06 %)

The losers with above average volume are:

  1. xG Technology, Inc. (XGTI) at 1.60 (-2.02;-55.80 %)
  2. ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CTRV) at 1.35 (-0.34;-20.12 %)
  3. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MACK) at 4.38 (-0.99;-18.44 %)
  4. Stone Energy Corporation (SGY) at 9.33 (-1.79;-16.10 %)
  5. Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. (TIK) at 3.85 (-0.55;-12.50 %)

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As of: Wed Dec 21 15:10:02 MST 2016

Dow declines -32.66 points (-0.16%) to end at 19,941.96: Wednesday December 21, 2016
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