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Month: August 2019

Weekly US stock market report for August 26-August 30 2019

US stock market weekly update August 26-August 30 2019

US stock market after fourth consecutive weeks with losses for all 3 major stock market indices had important gains this week. This is the weekly summary for US stock market:

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average: Close 26,403 ,Week +3.0% %, YTD 13.2.0%
  • S&P 500 Index: Close 2,926 , Week +2.8% %, YTD 16.7%
  • NASDAQ: Close 7,963 , Week +2.7%, YTD 20.0%
  • Source: Bloomberg

Stock market week September 2 – September 6 2019

It will be a shortened trading week as the US stock market and financial markets will be closed for the celebration of Labor Day on Monday, September 2 2019.

So far this month, the S&P 500 and Dow tumbled nearly 2%, while the Nasdaq sank by around 2%. Meanwhile, investors continued to flock toward safe haven assets such as gold. The precious metal jumped 8% in August.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stock-market-news-august-30-2019-120129489.html

Stock market report August 29 2019

US stock market report August 29 2019

A second consecutive day with gains for the US stock market mainly because China said it won’t retaliate on new tariffs, possibly a very important change in this trade war between USA and China. Emotion and sentiment for risk are a key driver for the stocks other than earnings reports. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Thursday August 29 1019:

  • S&P 500: 2,924.58,+36.64(+1.27%)
  • Dow 30: 26,362.25,+326.15(+1.25%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,973.39,+116.51(+1.48%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,496.72,+24.01(+1.63%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5160,+0.0500(+3.41%)
  • Vix: 17.88,-1.47(-7.60%)

Stocks gainers

Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) was the stock with biggest gains closing at $24.01+$4.41 (+22.50%).

NTNX daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Micro Focus International plc (MFGP) was the stock with biggest losses closing at $12.98-$5.91 (-31.29%).

MFGP daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) was among the most active stocks closing at $3.7800+$0.0300 (+0.80%).

SAN daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Industrials was the best performing sector +1.77%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector 0.00%.

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Big Lots Inc (BIG), Campbell Soup Co (CPB), and USA Technologies Inc (USATP).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks , stock investing, stock trading is taken from Yahoo Finance, Fidelity and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.



Stock market report August 28 2019

US stock market report August 28 2019

US stock market closed higher with Dow 30 having the highest gains. We continue to exhibit volatility in the stock market as stocks decline one day and have gains the other day, as the stock market is waiting for news mainly from the trade war between US and China for a significant move. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Wednesday August 28 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,887.94,+18.78(+0.65%)
  • Dow 30: 26,036.10,+258.20(+1.00%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,856.88,+29.94(+0.38%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,472.71,+16.67(+1.15%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.466,-0.024(-1.6107%)
  • Vix: 19.35,-0.96(-4.73%)

Stocks gainers

Tallgrass Energy, LP (TGE) was the stock with biggest gains closing at $19.46+$5.11 (+35.61%).

TGE daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Medallia, Inc. (MDLA) was the stock with the biggest losses closing
at $35.45-$2.90 (-7.56%).

MDLA daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Encana Corporation (ECA) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.3200+$0.0100 (+0.23%).

ECA daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +1.40%, Utilities was the worst performing sector -0.10%,Source: Fidelity .

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF), Best Buy Co Inc (BBY), Dollar General Corp (DG), Dell Technologies Inc (DELL) and Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.


Stock market report August 27 2019

US stock market report August 27 2019

A trading session with moderate losses for the US stock market. Dow 30 had the largest losses compared to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Tuesday August 27 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,869.16,-9.22(-0.32%)
  • Dow 30: 25,777.90, -120.93(-0.47%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,826.95,-26.79(-0.34%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,456.04,-19.96(-1.35%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.4900,-0.0550(-3.56%)
  • Vix: 20.31,+0.99(+5.12%)

Stocks gainers

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RLLCF) was the stock with largest gains closing at $0.0060+$0.0008 (+15.38%).

Stocks losers

Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., Ltd. (ZHUZF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $3.7700-$0.5500 (-12.73%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Altria Group, Inc. (MO) was among the most active stocks closing at $45.25-$1.87 (-3.97%).

MO daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +0.14%, Financials was the worst performing sector -0.70%, Source: Fidelity .

Stock market news

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are  Ability Inc (ABIL), H & R Block Inc (HRB), Tiffany & Co (TIF) and Guess? Inc (GES).

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.


Stock market report August 26 2019

US stock market report August 26 2019

The first trading session for the new week started with gains for the US stock market with all major US stock indices closing up more than 1%. The reason was hopes of easing trade war tension between the USA and China. This is the summary for US stock markey at close on Monday August 26 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,878.38,+31.27(+1.10%)
  • Dow 30: 25,898.83,+269.93(+1.05%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,853.74,+101.97(+1.32%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,476.00,+16.52(+1.13%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5450,+0.0170(+1.11%)
  • Vix: 19.32,-0.55(-2.77%)

Stocks gainers

The Medicines Company (MDCO) was the stock with largest gains closing at $39.85+$4.82 (+13.76%).

MDCO daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RLLCF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $0.0052-$0.0012 (-18.75%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB) was among the most active stocks closing at $8.00-$0.05 (-0.62%).

ITUB daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors had gains, Communication Services was the best performing sector +1.53%, Materials was the worst performing sector +0.30%, Source: Fidelity

Stock market news

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Autodesk Inc (ADSK), Regis Corp (RGS), Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV) and Momo Inc (MOMO).

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.



Stock market report August 23 2019

US stock market report August 23 2019

A strong sell-off for stocks for the last weekly trading session, with all major US stock market indices closing lower more than 2%. The reason being US – China trade war deepends as President Trump tweeted and ordered the US manufacturers to seek an alternative market and country other than China for their business activities located outside the US. This is the summary of the US stock market at close on Friday, August 23, 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,847.11,-75.84(-2.59%)
  • Dow 30: 25,628.90,-623.34(-2.37%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,751.77,-239.62(-3.00%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,459.49,-46.52(-3.09%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5280,-0.0820(-5.09%)
  • Vix: 19.87,+3.19(+19.12%)

Stocks gainers

Entertainment One Ltd. (ENTMF) was the stock with largest gains closing at $7.98+$2.73 (+52.00%).

Stocks losers

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) was the stock with largest losses closing at $34.00-$7.93 (-18.91%).

FL daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Apple Inc. (AAPL) was among the most active stocks closing at $202.64-$9.82 (-4.62%).

AAPL daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

With the strong sell-off for stocks all sectors closed lower. Utilities was the best performing sector -1.05%, Energy was the worst performing sector -3.37%, Source: Fidelity

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.



Weekly US stock market report for August 19-August 23 2019

US stock market weekly update August 19-August 23 2019

A fourth consecutive week with losses for all 3 major US stock market indices. This is the weekly summary for US stock market:

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average: Close 25,629 ,Week -1.0% %, YTD 9.9.0%
  • S&P 500 Index: Close 2,847 , Week -1.4% %, YTD 13.6%
  • NASDAQ: Close 7,752 , Week -1.8%, YTD 16.8%
  • Source: Bloomberg


Stock market report August 22 2019

US stock market report August 22 2019

A mixed trading session for the US stock market as S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower but Dow 30 had moderate gains. This is the summary for the US stock market at close on Thursday August 22 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,922.95,-1.48(-0.05%)
  • Dow 30: 26,252.24,+49.51(+0.19%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,991.39,-28.82(-0.36%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,506.00,-3.85(-0.25%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.6100,+0.0330(+2.09%)
  • Vix: 16.68,+0.88(+5.57%)

Stocks gainers

Samsonite International S.A. (SMSEY) was the stock with largest gains closing at $10.72+$1.60 (+17.54%).

Stocks losers

Alfa, S. A. B. de C. V. (ALFFF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $0.7501-$0.1122 (-13.01%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Ambev S.A. (ABEV) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.5900-$0.0600 (-1.29%).

ABEV daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Financials was the best performing sector +0.62%, Materials was the worst performing sector -0.70%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are
Ability Inc (ABIL), Foot Locker Inc (FL), USA Technologies Inc (USATP) and Meredith Corp (MDP).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.



Stock market report August 21 2019

US stock market report August 21 2019

All major US stock market indices closed higher with gains over 0.80%. Buying interest for stocks was evident during the whole trading session.This is the summary for US stock market at close on Wednesday August 21 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,924.43,+23.92(+0.82%)
  • Dow 30: 26,202.73,+240.29(+0.93%)
  • Nasdaq: 8,020.21,+71.65(+0.90%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,509.85,+11.84(+0.79%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5770,+0.0160(+1.02%)
  • Vix: 15.80,-1.70(-9.71%)

Stocks gainers

Target Corporation (TGT) was the stock with largest gains closing at $103.00+$17.47 (+20.43%).

TGT daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RLLCF) was the stock with largest losses closing at $0.0075-$0.0024 (-24.24%).

Stock investing – Most active stocks

Pinduoduo Inc. (PDD) was among the most active stocks closing at $30.11+$4.15 (+15.99%).

PDD daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors had gains, Consumer Discretionary was the best performing sector for a seconf consecutive day, +1.83%, Consumer Staples was the worst performing sector +0.34%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS), Gap (GPS). Salesforce.com (CRM), Hormel Foods (HRL) and Ross Stores (ROST).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.




Stock market report August 20 2019

US stock market report August 20 2019

All major US stock market indices had losses after the strong rally on Monday August 10 2019. This is the summary for US stock market at close on Tuesday August 20 2019:

  • S&P 500: 2,900.51,-23.14(-0.79%)
  • Dow 30: 25,962.44,-173.35(-0.66%)
  • Nasdaq: 7,948.56,-54.25(-0.68%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,498.01,-10.84(-0.72%)
  • 10-Yr Bond: 1.5610,-0.0370(-2.32%)
  • Vix: 17.50, +0.62(+3.67%)

Stocks gainers

9F Inc. (JFU) was the stock with largest gains closing at $12.00+$2.28 (+23.46%).

JFU daily stock chart

Stocks losers

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) was the stock with largest losses closing at $102.07-$18.24 (-15.16%).

SRPT daily stock chart

Stock investing – Most active stocks

General Electric Company (GE) was among the most active stocks closing at $8.38-$0.29 (-3.34%).

GE daily stock chart

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors had losses, Consumer Discretionary was the best performing sector -0.08%, Financials was the worst performing sector -1.40%, Source: Fidelity

US stock market earnings today

Some of the companies releasing earnings today are Lowe’s (LOW), Target (TGT), Nordstrom (JWN), Jumia Tech (JMIA) and L Brands (LB).

Stock market news

Stock market data

All data about stocks stock investing is taken from Yahoo finance and stockcharts.com.

This report is written by Stavros Georgiadis, CFA Equity Research Analyst, Investment Strategist.