Major indices are in the green this morning. After a strong rebound on Monday, the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ all opened in record territory this morning. JetBlue (JBLU) which offered Florida residents $99 evacuation trips is doing the right thing this morning by announcing it will fly everyone back for $99 as well. Mercadolibre (MELI) had an incredible day yesterday, rising from $260 to $283 per share.
Here are your Tuesday morning market metrics. Industries doing well today include chemicals, trading companies, and banks. Industries showing weakness include metals & mining, hotels & restaurants, and healthcare technology. The VIX is down 2.4% to 10.47 after closing on Monday at 10.73. The most heavily traded options this morning are for The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), with 17,564 October-20 25 calls on the board. The total put/call ratio as of 10:00 AM was 0.74 (482,318/358,200). The advancers/decliners ratio for NYSE stocks is 1,759/948, while the advancers/decliners ratio for NASDAQ stocks is 1,558/1,080.