Stock market news February 18 2020

Stock market news

Stock market update, how stock market closed today, stock news, stock trading, stock investing, stock prices, stock market news, US stock market, Tuesday, February 18, 2020:

A correction for the US stock market on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, although Nasdaq closed flat.

How stock market, US stocks closed on Tuesday, February 18, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,370.29,-9.87(-0.29%)
  • Dow 30: 29,232.19,-165.91(-0.56%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,732.74,+1.56(+0.02%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,683.52, -4.06(-0.24%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
50.66+9.94 (+24.41%).

LM daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
LM daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Fluor Corporation (FLR) was among stocks biggest losers closing at
14.79-4.75 (-24.31%).

FLR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
FLR daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (SPCE) was among most active stocks closing at 30.30+1.62 (+5.65%).

SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SPCE daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Utilities was the best performing sector +0.79%, Financial was the worst performing sector -0.89%.

Economic data

“Economic data releases scheduled for Wednesday include the Census Bureau’s monthly report on housing starts and building permits, and the Labor Department’s January producer price index.”, Source: Yahoo Finance.

There is also the release of Fed meeting minutes.

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR), Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (HOLI), Jack in the Box Inc (JACK).

Stock market update

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

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



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