2019 August

31 Aug: 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

30 Aug: 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%). Stocks losers Micro Focus International plc (MFGP) was the stock with biggest losses closing at $12.98-$5.91 (-31.29%). Stock investing – Most active stocks Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) was among the most active stocks closing at $3.7800+$0.0300 (+0.80%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Industrials was the best…

29 Aug: 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%). Stocks losers Medallia, Inc. (MDLA) was the stock with the biggest losses closing at $35.45-$2.90 (-7.56%). Stock investing – Most active stocks Encana Corporation (ECA) was among the most active stocks closing at $4.3200+$0.0100 (+0.23%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Energy was…

28 Aug: 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%). 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 Stocks Mixed Under Cloud of Trade Feud; Oil…

27 Aug: 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%). 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%). U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance All sectors had gains, Communication Services was the best performing sector +1.53%, Materials…

24 Aug: 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%). Stock investing – Most active stocks Apple Inc. (AAPL) was among the most active stocks closing at $202.64-$9.82 (-4.62%). U.S. Sectors &…

23 Aug: 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%). 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),…

22 Aug: 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%). 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%). 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…

21 Aug: 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%). Stocks losers Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) was the stock with largest losses closing at $102.07-$18.24 (-15.16%). Stock investing – Most active stocks General Electric Company (GE) was among the most active stocks closing at $8.38-$0.29 (-3.34%). 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…