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Stock market news for August 21, 2020

Stock market news

Latest stock market news. A higher close for the US stock market on August 21, 2020, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq made record closing highs. Nasdaq outperformed. Small-cap stocks underperformed.

S&P 500: 3,397.16,+11.65(+0.34%)
Dow 30: 27,930.33,+190.60(+0.69%)
Nasdaq: 11,311.80,+46.85(+0.42%)
Russell 2000: 1,552.47,-11.83(-0.76%)

Stock market data: Yahoo Finance

Stock market volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) closed marginally lower at 22.54-0.18 (-0.79%).

Stock movers

BigCommerce Holdings, Inc. (BIGC) was a stock mover, gaining more than 17% with a stock price at the close of 76.10+11.60 (+17.98%).

Stock gainers

Kymera Therapeutics Inc. (KYMR): 33.26,+ 13.26 +66.30%
Harpoon Therapeutics Inc. (HARP): 15.31,+ 3.59 +30.63%
Bio-Path Holdings Inc. (BPTH): 5.16,+ 1.20 +30.30%

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Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance

Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for August 21, 2020
Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance for August 21, 2020

Information Technology was the best performing sector +1.21%, the Energy sector was the worst-performing sector -0.63%.

Source: Fidelity

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