Stock market news February 19 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, Wednesday, February 19, 2020:

Another stock market rally, all major US stock market indexes closed higher with demand for tech stocks as Nasdaq had the biggest gains among other stock market indices.

How stock market, US stocks closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020-Financial and business news

  • S&P 500: 3,386.15,+15.86(+0.47%)
  • Dow 30: 29,348.03,+115.84(+0.40%)
  • Nasdaq: 9,817.18,+84.44(+0.87%)
  • Russell 2000: 1,692.57,+9.05(+0.54%)

Stocks biggest gainers

Enphase Energy, Inc. (ENPH) was among stocks biggest gainers closing at
57.22+17.05 (+42.44%).

ENPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
ENPH daily stock chart | stocks | stock market

Stocks biggest losers

Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) was among stocks biggest losers
closing at 24.09-5.30 (-18.02%).

SGMS  daily stock chart | stocks | stock market
SGMS 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 37.35+7.05 (+23.27%).

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

U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Energy was the best performing sector +1.32%, Real Estate was the worst performing sector -1.36%.

Economic data

Economic data for today which may move the stock market, stocks.

“The Philadelphia Fed will release its February business activity outlook survey Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. ET. Consensus economists expect the report will show manufacturing activity weakened slightly in the region in February versus January, with the headline index dropping to 11.0 from 17.0. February’s print had marked the highest level since May 2019.”, source: Yahoo Finance

Stock earnings

Notable earnings today include Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCLH), Southern Co (SO), Universal Display Corp (OLED), Newmont Corporation (NEM).

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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