Commodity prices are mostly lower. Aug crude oil (CLQ15 -0.32%) is down -0.38%, Aug gasoline (RBQ15 +0.11%) is up +0.25%. Metals prices are weaker. Aug gold (GCQ15 +0.06%) is down -0.01%. Jul copper (HGN15 -0.42%) is down -0.69%. Agricultural prices are mixed.
The dollar index (DXY00 +0.02%) is little changed, up +0.02%. EUR/USD (^EURUSD) is down -0.04%. USD/JPY (^USDJPY) is down -0.15%.
Sep T-note prices (ZNU15 -0.16%) are down -8.5 ticks as a rally in stocks undercuts demand for Treasuries.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras wrapped up an emergency session with the ECB, the IMF, and the European Commission and then put forth a revised proposal to stave off default. Eurozone finance ministers will meet later today in Brussels and will study the new Greek plan to see if it meets the terms laid out by creditors.
There are 3 of the Russell 1000 companies that report earnings today: Accenture (consensus $1.23), NIKE (0.83), Micron Technology (0.57).
U.S. IPO's scheduled to price today include: Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR), Seres Therapeutics (MCRB), Alarm.com (ALRM), Appfolio (APPF), Xactly (XTLY), Innvovation Economy Corp (MYIE), Pieris Pharmaceuticals (PIRS), NN Inc (NNBR).
Equity conferences during the remainder of this week include: none.
Eli Lilly (LLY -0.50%) and AT&T (T -0.36%) were both upgraded to 'Buy' from 'Neutral' at BofA/Merril Lynch.
Office Depot (ODP -2.41%) was upgraded to 'Outperform' from 'Market Perform' at Telsey Advisory.
Netflix (NFLX -0.38%) was downgraded to 'Neutral' from 'Buy' at Citigroup.
CenturyLink (CTL -2.06%) was downgraded to 'Neutral' from 'Overweight' at JPMorgan Chase.
Finish Line (FINL +0.82%) was upgraded to 'Buy' from 'Neutral' at B. Riley.
Amazon.com (AMZN -1.15%) was downgraded to 'Hold' from 'Buy' at Evercore ISI.
Marathon Oil (MRO unch) was upgraded to 'Buy' from 'Neutral' at UBS.
Chesapeake Energy (CHK -1.95%) and Murphy Oil (MUR +0.30%) were both downgraded to 'Sell' from 'Neutral' at UBS.
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG -0.84%) was initiated with an 'Overweight' at Barclays with a price target of $575.
Cree (CREE -1.55%) fell over 5% in after-hours trading after it lowered guidance on Q4 revenue to approximately $375 million from $420 million-$440 million, below consensus of $430.82 million.
Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY -0.58%) reported Q1 EPS of 93 cents, below consensus of 94 cents.
Steelcase (SCS unch) reported Q1 adjusted EPS of 17 cents, better than consensus of 15 cents.
Herman Miller (MLHR +0.77%) reported Q4 adjusted EPS of 47 cents, higher than consensus of 41 cents.
Sep 10-year T-notes (ZNU15 -0.16%) this morning are down -8.5 ticks. Wednesday's closes: TYU5 +9.00, FVU5 +5.50. Sep T-notes on Wednesday closed higher on increased safe-haven demand with the Greek deadlock and the sell-off in the stock market.
The dollar index (DXY00 +0.02%) this morning is up +0.018 (+0.02%). EUR/USD (^EURUSD) is down -0.0004 (-0.04%). USD/JPY (^USDJPY) is down -0.18 (-0.15%). Wednesday's closes: Dollar Index -0.168 (-0.18%), EUR/USD +0.00374 (+0.33%), USD/JPY -0.089 (-0.07%). The dollar index on Wednesday closed lower on technical weakness after the failure to take out Tuesday's 1-week high, and on the sell-off in stocks, which boosted the safe-haven demand for the yen.
Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ15 -0.32%) this morning is down -23 cents (-0.38%). Aug gasoline (RBQ15 +0.11%) is up +0.0050 (+0.25%). Wednesday's closes: CLQ5 -0.74 (-1.21%), RBQ5 -0.0182 (-0.89%). Aug crude oil and gasoline on Wednesday closed lower on the +680,000 bbl increase in weekly EIA gasoline stockpiles (more than expectations for no change) and the +1.84 million bbl increase in EIA distillate supplies (more than expectations of +700,000 bbl). Crude oil found support as EIA crude inventories fell -4.93 million bbl, more than expectations of -1.5 million bbl.
|US||0830 ET||Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +6,000 to 273,000, previous -12,000 to 267,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -4,000 to 2.218 million, previous -50,000 to 2.222 million.|
|0830 ET||May personal spending expected +0.7%, Apr unch. May personal income expected +0.5%, Apr +0.4%.|
|0830 ET||May PCE deflator expected +0.3% m/m and +0.2% y/y, Apr unch m/m and +0.1% y/y. May PCE core deflator expected +0.1% m/m and +1.2% y/y, Apr +0.1% m/m and +1.2% y/y.|
|0830 ET||USDA weekly Export Sales.|
|0945 ET||Jun Markit services PMI expected +0.3 to 56.5, May -1.2 to 56.2. Jun Markit composite PMI, May -1.0 to 56.0.|
|1100 ET||Jun Kansas City Fed manufacturing activity expected +4 to -9, May -6 to -13.|
|1300 ET||Treasury auctions $29 billion of 7-year T-notes.|
|GER||0200 ET||German Jul GfK consumer confidence expected unch at 10.2.|
|UK||0600 ET||UK Jun CBI reported sales expected -16 to 35, May 51.|
|JPN||1930 ET||Japan May jobless rate expected unch at 3.3%. May job-to-applicant ratio expected unch at 1.17.|
|1930 ET||Japan May overall household spending expected +3.6% y/y, Apr -1.3% y/y.|
|1930 ET||Japan May national CPI expected +0.4% y/y, Apr +0.6% y/y. May national CPI ex-fresh food expected unch y/y, Apr +0.3% y/y. May national CPI ex food & energy expected +0.4% y/y, Apr +0.4% y/y.|
|1930 ET||Japan Jun Tokyo CPI expected +0.5% y/y, May +0.5% y/y. Jun Tokyo CPI ex-fresh food expected +0.1% y/y, May +0.2% y/y. Jun Tokyo CPI ex food & energy expected +0.1% y/y, May +0.1% y/y.|
|Accenture PLC||ACN US||Bef-mkt||Q3 2015 Earnings Release||Q3 2015||1.229|
|Delta Air Lines Inc||DAL US||7:30||Annual General Meeting||Y 2015|
|Accenture PLC||ACN US||8:00||Q3 2015 Earnings Call||Q3 2015|
|Kroger Co/The||KR US||11:00||Annual General Meeting||Y 2015|
|SLM Corp||SLM US||11:00||Annual General Meeting||Y 2015|
|NIKE Inc||NKE US||16:15||Q4 2015 Earnings Release||Q4 2015||0.833|
|Micron Technology Inc||MU US||16:30||Q3 2015 Earnings Call||Q3 2015|
|NIKE Inc||NKE US||17:00||Q4 2015 Earnings Call||Q4 2015|
|Micron Technology Inc||MU US||Aft-mkt||Q3 2015 Earnings Release||Q3 2015||0.572|
|Questar Corp||STR US||Roadshow - Texas Day 2||Y 2015|
|Rite Aid Corp||RAD US||Annual General Meeting|
|Chico's FAS Inc||CHS US||Annual General Meeting|