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Stock market news April 1, 2020

US stock market news

All major stock indexes fell more than 4%. Dow fell more than 900 points. How the US stock market closed on April 1, 2020:

S&P 500: 2,470.50,-114.09(-4.41%)
Dow 30: 20,943.51,-973.65(-4.44%)
Nasdaq: 7,360.58,-339.52(-4.41%)
Russell 2000: 1,071.81,-81.29(-7.05%)

Stocks gainers

Mapfre, S.A. (MPFRF) was among stock gainers with a stock price of 1.7146+0.3846 (+28.92%).

Stocks losers

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) was among stock losers with a stock price of
8.80-4.37 (-33.18%).

Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock daily chart
Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock daily chart

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock was among the most active stocks with a stock price of 19.77-1.46 (-6.88%).

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock daily chart
Bank of America Corporation (BAC) stock daily chart

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

All sectors closed lower. Consumer Staples were the best performing sector -1.83%, Utilities were the worst-performing sector -6.12%.

Economic news

Today important economic news include the Us weekly jobless claims.

“The U.S. Labor Department will release fresh data Thursday morning that will show the effect of the novel coronavirus on employment in the U.S. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits is expected to spike to a record-breaking 3.5 million for the week ended March 28, up from 3.283 million the week prior. Prior to the week ended March 21, the previous record was 695,000 claims filed the week ended October 2, 1982.”

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coronavirus-covid-weekly-initial-jobless-claims-march-28-165758189.html

Stock market update

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