US stock market news
The US stock market closed lower on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Dow Jones closed lower more than 400 points. At the close the stock indexes were at:
S&P 500: 2,584.59,-42.06(-1.60%)
Dow 30: 21,917.16,-410.32(-1.84%)
Russell 2000: 1,153.10,-5.21(-0.45%)
US stock market statistics
“Dow closes out the worst first quarter in history: March 31, 2020. The Dow recorded its worst start to a year in history, down 23.2% for the quarter.
The S&P 500 logged its worst quarter since the final three months of 2008, down 20%.
The Nasdaq recorded its worst quarter since the final months of 2018, falling 14.2%.”
Hess Midstream LP (HESM) among stock gainers with a stock price at the close of 10.16+1.94 (+23.60%).
New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) was among stock losers with a stock price at the close of 5.01-0.96 (-16.08%).
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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) was among the most active stocks with a stock price at the close of 45.48-2.38 (-4.97%).
Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Energy was the best performing sector +1.63%, Utilities were the worst-performing sector -4.02%.
Today important economic news include the ADP’s private sector employment report and the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) manufacturing data.