Stock market news April 3, 2020
April 4, 2020
US stock market news
“Stocks Decline as Investors Digest Collapse in Jobs Market
U.S. stocks drop as employers shed 701,000 jobs in March. U.S. stocks and government bond yields fell Friday, capping another week of declines, after new data revealed that the pandemic’s toll on Americans has increased by the day.
The monthly jobs report showed that employers shed 701,000 jobs in March, the start of a labor-market slowdown stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a jarring shift for a job market that was booming just a few weeks ago, with unemployment hovering near multidecade lows.”
How the stock market closed on Friday, April 3, 2020
This is the update for the stock market at close on Friday, April 3, 2020:
S&P 500: 2,488.65,-38.25(-1.51%)
Dow 30: 21,052.53,-360.91(-1.69%)
Russell 2000: 1,050.25,-35.56(-3.28%)
Stock market data: Yahoo Finance
Arconic Corporation (ARNC) stock was among stock gainers with a stock price of 8.06+1.85 (+29.79%).
Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO-PC) stock was among stock losers with a stock price of 10.98-3.08 (-21.91%).
Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks
Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock was among the most active stocks with a stock price of 8.49+0.52 (+6.52%).
Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance
Consumer Staples were the best performing sector +0.54%, Utilities were the worst-performing sector -3.62%.