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From Between the Hedges:

Stocks Finish Near Session Highs as Oil Falls and Rates Stabilize

Indices
S&P 500 1,305.93 +.63%
DJIA 11,203.85 +.53%
NASDAQ 2,345.36 +.37%
Russell 2000 762.32 +.41%
Wilshire 5000 13,203.10 +.55%
S&P Barra Growth 613.69 +.51%
S&P Barra Value 689.19 +.74%
Morgan Stanley Consumer 610.05 +.02%
Morgan Stanley Cyclical 826.91 +.71%
Morgan Stanley Technology 553.47 +.59%
Transports 4,681.81 +1.29%
Utilities 394.75 +1.12%
Put/Call .79 +17.91%
NYSE Arms .75 +18.15%
Volatility(VIX) 11.14 -3.72%
ISE Sentiment 166.00 +14.48%
US Dollar 88.83 -.89%
CRB 332.43 -.95%

Futures Spot Prices
Crude Oil 66.32 +.14%
Unleaded Gasoline 190.40 +.45%
Natural Gas 7.05 -.14%
Heating Oil 186.15 +.31%
Gold 591.03 +.12%
Base Metals 179.66 -1.77%
Copper 253.55 unch.
10-year US Treasury Yield 4.86% +.04%

Leading Sectors
Oil Service +1.68%
I-Banks +1.62%
Internet +1.46%

Lagging Sectors
REITs -.68%
Networking -.82%
Broadcasting -1.49%

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Afternoon Recommendations
Piper Jaffray:
- Rated ALXN Outperform, target $51.
- Rated CBST Outperform, target $30.
- Rated IDIX Underperform, target $9.
- Rated CELG Outperform, target $50.

Afternoon/Evening Headlines
Bloomberg:
- The cash on US corporate balance sheets is near levels that followed stock market plunges – not rallies – making equities today crash-proof, said Citigroup Investment Research’s Tobias Levkovich.
- Wal-Mart Stores(NYSE:WMT) will open more than 50 locations in areas of higher unemployment and crime in the next two years.
- A record number of candidates plan to take the Chartered Financial Analyst exams as surging profits at investment banks boost hiring and attract more job seekers to the financial services industry.
- The US economy is expanding this year at a “solid pace

Source: Tuesday's US Market Wrap